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Alpine A108-904 Mille Milles

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Alpine A108-904 Mille Milles

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 904 cm3 / 55.2 cu in / 55.2 cu in, 37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 68.0 N·m / 50.2 lb·ft / 50.2 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 169 km/h / 105 mph / 105 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AlpineIssued from1957
ModelA108-904 Mille MillesIssued until
SerieA108-904Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAlpineCountryFR

Bodywork

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) weight550 kg / 1213 lb / 1213 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 frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore60.0 mm / 2.36 in / 2.36 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.75
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement904 cm3 / 55.2 cu in / 55.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity226.00 cm3/cylinder / 13.791 cu in/cylinder / 13.791 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque68.0 N·m / 50.2 lb·ft / 50.2 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.3 kW/l / 0.907 bhp/cu in / 0.907 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.2 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed169 km/h / 105 mph / 105 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio90.9 kW/ton / 68.9 bhp/ton / 68.9 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
  Range

Chassis

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 A108-904 Mille Milles

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