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Alpine A310

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Alpine A310

2-door 4-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, 2664 cm3 / 162.6 cu in / 162.6 cu in, 111.0 kW / 148.9 hp / 148.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 208.0 N·m / 153.4 lb·ft / 153.4 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AlpineIssued from1979
ModelA310Issued until
SerieA310Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAlpineCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3720 l / 131.37 cu ft / 131.37 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4190 mm / 165.0 in / 165.0 inTotal (curb) weight980 kg / 2161 lb / 2161 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1160 mm / 45.7 in / 45.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2280 mm / 89.8 in / 89.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity38 l / 8.4 UK gal / 10.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.84  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.63 m2 / 17.5 sq ft / 17.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.21
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2664 cm3 / 162.6 cu in / 162.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity444.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.095 cu in/cylinder / 27.095 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power111.0 kW / 148.9 hp / 148.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque208.0 N·m / 153.4 lb·ft / 153.4 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.4 kW / 59.5 hp / 59.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.7 kW/l / 0.916 bhp/cu in / 0.916 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque78.1 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio154.1 kW/ton / 116.8 bhp/ton / 116.8 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/70-R13Tyres rear205/70-R13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alpine A310

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