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Alfa Romeo GTV 2.0 Twin Spark L

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Alfa Romeo GTV 2.0 Twin Spark L

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1970 cm3 / 120.2 cu in / 120.2 cu in, 115.6 kW / 155.0 hp / 155.0 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, 187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1997
ModelGTV 2.0 Twin Spark LIssued until
SerieGTVNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerPininfarinaCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4285 mm / 168.7 in / 168.7 inTotal (curb) weight1370 kg / 3020 lb / 3020 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1318 mm / 51.9 in / 51.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2540 mm / 100.0 in / 100.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1499 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1487 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.99 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 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 Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke91.0 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyBo Motronic M1.5.5 MPFiEngine displacement1970 cm3 / 120.2 cu in / 120.2 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity492.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.054 cu in/cylinder / 30.054 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power115.6 kW / 155.0 hp / 155.0 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.0 kW / 83.1 hp / 83.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output58.7 kW/l / 1.290 bhp/cu in / 1.290 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.9 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.95
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.56

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio113.1 kW/ton / 85.7 bhp/ton / 85.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sFuel 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo GTV 2.0 Twin Spark L

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