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Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24V Q-system

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24V Q-system

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2492 cm3 / 152.1 cu in / 152.1 cu in, 140.0 kW / 187.7 hp / 187.7 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1999
Model156 2.5 V6 24V Q-systemIssued until2003
Serie156Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platform932Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 lb
Width1745 mm / 68.7 in / 68.7 inDry weight
Height1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2595 mm / 102.2 in / 102.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7071290944123  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 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 Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.3 mm / 2.69 in / 2.69 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.2884333821376
Fuel supplyDistributed injectionEngine displacement2492 cm3 / 152.1 cu in / 152.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity415.41 cm3/cylinder / 25.350 cu in/cylinder / 25.350 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power140.0 kW / 187.7 hp / 187.7 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output56.2 kW/l / 1.235 bhp/cu in / 1.235 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.3 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 sFuel consumption, City (urban)17.5 l/100km / 16.1 mpg-UK / 13.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.6 l/100km / 32.8 mpg-UK / 27.4 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 front205/60 R15Tyres rear205/60 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24V Q-system

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