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Alpine A106 Mille Milles

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Alpine A106 Mille Milles

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 747 cm3 / 45.6 cu in / 45.6 cu in, 32.1 kW / 43.0 hp / 43.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AlpineIssued from1957
ModelA106 Mille MillesIssued until
SerieA106Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3696 mm / 145.5 in / 145.5 inTotal (curb) weight530 kg / 1168 lb / 1168 lb
Width1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2102 mm / 82.8 in / 82.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1200 mm / 47.2 in / 47.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1200 mm / 47.2 in / 47.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.56 m2 / 16.8 sq ft / 16.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore54.5 mm / 2.15 in / 2.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.68
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement747 cm3 / 45.6 cu in / 45.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity186.75 cm3/cylinder / 11.396 cu in/cylinder / 11.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power32.1 kW / 43.0 hp / 43.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)12.8 kW / 17.2 hp / 17.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.0 kW/l / 0.944 bhp/cu in / 0.944 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio81.1 kW/ton / 61.5 bhp/ton / 61.5 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alpine A106 Mille Milles


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