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Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4244 cm3 / 259.0 cu in / 259.0 cu in, 298.3 kW / 400.0 hp / 400.0 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 441.0 N·m / 325.3 lb·ft / 325.3 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 300 km/h / 186 mph / 186 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2003
Model8c CompetizioneIssued until
Serie8CNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4278 mm / 168.4 in / 168.4 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2595 mm / 102.2 in / 102.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1610 mm / 63.4 in / 63.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.02 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerMaseratiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
FuelStroke79.8 mm / 3.14 in / 3.14 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4244 cm3 / 259.0 cu in / 259.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity530.50 cm3/cylinder / 32.373 cu in/cylinder / 32.373 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power298.3 kW / 400.0 hp / 400.0 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque441.0 N·m / 325.3 lb·ft / 325.3 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)130.8 kW / 175.3 hp / 175.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output70.3 kW/l / 1.545 bhp/cu in / 1.545 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque103.9 N·m/l / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed300 km/h / 186 mph / 186 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio266.7 kW/ton / 202.0 bhp/ton / 202.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones
Wheels front8.5 x 20Wheels rear10.0 x 20
Tyres front245/40 R 20Tyres rear275/35 R 20
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front380 mm / 15.0 in / 15.0 inBrake diameter rear330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione

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