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Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta

3-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1351 cm3 / 82.4 cu in / 82.4 cu in, 52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 105.0 N·m / 77.4 lb·ft / 77.4 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1979
ModelAlfasud GiardinettaIssued until
SerieAlfasudNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3710 l / 131.02 cu ft / 131.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3970 mm / 156.3 in / 156.3 inTotal (curb) weight915 kg / 2017 lb / 2017 lb
Width1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inDry weight
Height1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2455 mm / 96.7 in / 96.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.85 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & light alloy headBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke67.2 mm / 2.65 in / 2.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supply1 So C32 DIS/41 carbEngine displacement1351 cm3 / 82.4 cu in / 82.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings3Unitary capacity337.75 cm3/cylinder / 20.611 cu in/cylinder / 20.611 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque105.0 N·m / 77.4 lb·ft / 77.4 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.6 kW/l / 0.849 bhp/cu in / 0.849 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.7 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.93
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.89

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio76.5 kW/ton / 58.0 bhp/ton / 58.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.4Turning circle9.4 m / 30.8 ft / 30.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower trailing link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Watt's linkage, Coil springs
Wheels front5.0Wheels rear5.0
Tyres front165/70 SR 13Tyres rear165/70 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front258 mm / 10.2 in / 10.2 inBrake diameter rear233 mm / 9.2 in / 9.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta

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