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Alfa Romeo 156 1.8 16V T.S.

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Alfa Romeo 156 1.8 16V T.S.

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1997
Model156 1.8 16V T.S.Issued 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) weight1230 kg / 2712 lb / 2712 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 front1519 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1506 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 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 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)49.5 kW / 66.3 hp / 66.3 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) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.30 s / 9.30 s / 9.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.4 l/100km / 44.1 mpg-UK / 36.8 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 front185/65R15Tyres rear185/65R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 156 1.8 16V T.S.

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