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Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 Twin Spark Selespeed

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 Twin Spark Selespeed

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1970 cm3 / 120.2 cu in / 120.2 cu in, 111.0 kW / 148.9 hp / 148.9 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 181.0 N·m / 133.5 lb·ft / 133.5 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 214 km/h / 133 mph / 133 mph top speed, consumption 8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2006
Model156 2.0 Twin Spark SelespeedIssued until
Serie156Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)378 l / 13.35 cu ft / 13.35 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4910 l / 173.40 cu ft / 173.40 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1180 l / 41.67 cu ft / 41.67 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1585 kg / 3494 lb / 3494 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.4 hp / 21.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke91.0 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1970 cm3 / 120.2 cu in / 120.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity492.37 cm3/cylinder / 30.046 cu in/cylinder / 30.046 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power111.0 kW / 148.9 hp / 148.9 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque181.0 N·m / 133.5 lb·ft / 133.5 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.4 kW / 59.5 hp / 59.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.4 kW/l / 1.238 bhp/cu in / 1.238 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.9 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 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) speed214 km/h / 133 mph / 133 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.3 kW/ton / 72.2 bhp/ton / 72.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range724 km / 450 mi / 450 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55R16Tyres rear205/55R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 156 2.0 Twin Spark Selespeed

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