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Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 V6

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 V6

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 246 km/h / 153 mph / 153 mph top speed, consumption 13.8 l/100km / 20.5 mpg-UK / 17.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2008
ModelSpider 3.0 V6Issued until
SerieSpiderNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)110 l / 3.88 cu ft / 3.88 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4910 l / 173.40 cu ft / 173.40 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)155 l / 5.47 cu ft / 5.47 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4230 mm / 166.5 in / 166.5 inTotal (curb) weight1415 kg / 3120 lb / 3120 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity305 kg / 672 lb / 672 lb
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight1720 kg / 3792 lb / 3792 lb
Track frontTowing weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.6 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.28
Fuel supplyElectronic fuel injection (EFI)Engine displacement2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.17 cm3/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.2 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed246 km/h / 153 mph / 153 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)13.8 l/100km / 20.5 mpg-UK / 17.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions175 g/km / 282 g/mi / 282 g/mi
  Range507 km / 315 mi / 315 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/50-R16Tyres rear205/50-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0 V6

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