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Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twin Spark

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twin Spark

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 146.0 N·m / 107.7 lb·ft / 107.7 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 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 from2000
Model147 1.6 Twin SparkIssued until
Serie147Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)280 l / 9.89 cu ft / 9.89 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4340 l / 153.27 cu ft / 153.27 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4180 mm / 164.6 in / 164.6 inTotal (curb) weight1206 kg / 2659 lb / 2659 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
FuelStroke75.7 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.77 cm3/cylinder / 24.395 cu in/cylinder / 24.395 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque146.0 N·m / 107.7 lb·ft / 107.7 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)35.2 kW / 47.2 hp / 47.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.1 kW/l / 1.210 bhp/cu in / 1.210 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.4 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 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) speed195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio99.7 kW/ton / 75.5 bhp/ton / 75.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range741 km / 460 mi / 460 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/65-HR15Tyres rear186/65-HR15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front284 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear251 mm / 9.9 in / 9.9 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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

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