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Alfa Romeo Centauri

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Alfa Romeo Centauri

2-door 2-seater roadster, 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in, 78.0 kW / 104.6 hp / 104.6 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2001
ModelCentauriIssued until
SerieconceptNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3680 mm / 144.9 in / 144.9 inTotal (curb) weight1415 kg / 3120 lb / 3120 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height980 mm / 38.6 in / 38.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.53  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.50 m2 / 16.1 sq ft / 16.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
FuelStroke72.6 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.28
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.17 cm3/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power78.0 kW / 104.6 hp / 104.6 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.2 kW / 41.8 hp / 41.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output26.4 kW/l / 0.579 bhp/cu in / 0.579 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque87.9 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio75.2 kW/ton / 57.0 bhp/ton / 57.0 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/50-R17Tyres rear185/60-HR14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Centauri

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