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Alfa Romeo Spider 1.8 i 16V T.Spark

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Alfa Romeo Spider 1.8 i 16V T.Spark

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1747 cm3 / 106.6 cu in / 106.6 cu in, 106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 169.0 N·m / 124.6 lb·ft / 124.6 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1998
ModelSpider 1.8 i 16V T.SparkIssued until2002
SerieSpiderNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platform916Number of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4285 mm / 168.7 in / 168.7 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2540 mm / 100.0 in / 100.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1505 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6870078740157  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.00 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.7 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99153567110036
Fuel supplyDistributed injectionEngine displacement1747 cm3 / 106.6 cu in / 106.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity436.74 cm3/cylinder / 26.652 cu in/cylinder / 26.652 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque169.0 N·m / 124.6 lb·ft / 124.6 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.6 kW / 76.0 hp / 76.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output60.7 kW/l / 1.333 bhp/cu in / 1.333 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.7 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed205 km/h / 127 mph / 127 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.00 s / 9.00 s / 9.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.9 l/100km / 21.9 mpg-UK / 18.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/60 R15Tyres rear195/60 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Spider 1.8 i 16V T.Spark

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