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Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in, 150.6 kW / 202.0 hp / 202.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 237 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph top speed, consumption 11.7 l/100km / 24.1 mpg-UK / 20.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1998
Model166 2.0 V6 TurboIssued until
Serie166Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4720 mm / 185.8 in / 185.8 inTotal (curb) weight1495 kg / 3296 lb / 3296 lb
Width1815 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1416 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1545 mm / 60.8 in / 60.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1532 mm / 60.3 in / 60.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity72 l / 15.8 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke66.2 mm / 2.61 in / 2.61 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.21
Fuel supplyBo Motronic ME2.1 fuel inj.Engine displacement1996 cm3 / 121.8 cu in / 121.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity332.67 cm3/cylinder / 20.301 cu in/cylinder / 20.301 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power150.6 kW / 202.0 hp / 202.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor type1 Garrett T25 turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.9 kW / 93.8 hp / 93.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output75.5 kW/l / 1.658 bhp/cu in / 1.658 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque140.3 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed237 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio135.1 kW/ton / 102.4 bhp/ton / 102.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.10 s / 8.10 s / 8.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)17.6 l/100km / 16.1 mpg-UK / 13.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.7 l/100km / 24.1 mpg-UK / 20.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions274 g/km / 441 g/mi / 441 g/mi (est.)
  Range615 km / 382 mi / 382 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 WR 16Tyres rear205/55 WR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front308 mm / 12.1 in / 12.1 inBrake diameter rear276 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo

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