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Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twin Spark

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twin Spark

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 76.8 kW / 103.0 hp / 103.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed, consumption 8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2004
Model147 1.6 Twin SparkIssued until
Serie147Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4223 mm / 166.3 in / 166.3 inTotal (curb) weight1190 kg / 2624 lb / 2624 lb
Width1729 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1442 mm / 56.8 in / 56.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2546 mm / 100.2 in / 100.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1518 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1502 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.7 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyBo Mo ME.7 fuel injectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power76.8 kW / 103.0 hp / 103.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)38.4 kW / 51.5 hp / 51.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.1 kW/l / 1.056 bhp/cu in / 1.056 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque87.6 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.97
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.71

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio86.5 kW/ton / 65.6 bhp/ton / 65.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.30 s / 11.30 s / 11.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.3 l/100km / 44.8 mpg-UK / 37.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions192 g/km / 309 g/mi / 309 g/mi
  Range741 km / 460 mi / 460 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/65 HR 15Tyres rear185/65 HR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front284 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear251 mm / 9.9 in / 9.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twin Spark

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