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Alpine A106 Berlinette

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Alpine A106 Berlinette

2-door 2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 747 cm3 / 45.6 cu in / 45.6 cu in, 32.0 kW / 42.9 hp / 42.9 hp, 45.0 N·m / 33.2 lb·ft / 33.2 lb·ft, 154 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

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


Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3710 mm / 146.1 in / 146.1 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inDry weight
Height1280 mm / 50.4 in / 50.4 inLoad capacity
WheelbaseGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity28 l / 6.2 UK gal / 7.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.59 m2 / 17.1 sq ft / 17.1 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement747 cm3 / 45.6 cu in / 45.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power32.0 kW / 42.9 hp / 42.9 hp at
AspirationMax. torque45.0 N·m / 33.2 lb·ft / 33.2 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)12.8 kW / 17.2 hp / 17.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output42.8 kW/l / 0.941 bhp/cu in / 0.941 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque60.2 N·m/l / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions


Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
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 Berlinette


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