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Alfa Romeo SZ

(1989 model)

Brief specs of 1989 Alfa Romeo SZ

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in, 150.6 kW / 202.0 hp / 202.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 245.0 N·m / 180.7 lb·ft / 180.7 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1989
ModelSZIssued until
SerieSZNumber made1036
Model familyBody construction
Model codeES-30Body designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerZagatoCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4140 l / 146.20 cu ft / 146.20 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4059 mm / 159.8 in / 159.8 inTotal (curb) weight1256 kg / 2769 lb / 2769 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1311 mm / 51.6 in / 51.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2510 mm / 98.8 in / 98.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1463 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inWeight distribution (front)56.0 % / 56.0 % / 56.0 %
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.58 m2 / 6.2 sq ft / 6.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.4 kW / 19.3 hp / 19.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine Code61501Total number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.6 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.28
Fuel supplyBo Mot fuel injEngine displacement2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity493.17 cm3/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power150.6 kW / 202.0 hp / 202.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque245.0 N·m / 180.7 lb·ft / 180.7 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)77.2 kW / 103.6 hp / 103.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.9 kW/l / 1.119 bhp/cu in / 1.119 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque82.8 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.78
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.91

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio160.8 kW/ton / 121.9 bhp/ton / 121.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.00 s / 7.00 s / 7.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.2 l/100km / 21.4 mpg-UK / 17.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions185 g/km / 297 g/mi / 297 g/mi (est.)
  Range861 km / 535 mi / 535 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle, Semi-trailing arm, Watt's linkage, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear8J x 16
Tyres front205/55 ZR 16Tyres rear225/50 ZR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front284 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear250 mm / 9.8 in / 9.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

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