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Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in, 166.3 kW / 223.0 hp / 223.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 275.0 N·m / 202.8 lb·ft / 202.8 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph top speed, consumption 12.5 l/100km / 22.6 mpg-UK / 18.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1998
Model166 3.0 V6 24vIssued 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) weight1510 kg / 3329 lb / 3329 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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerAlfa RomeoValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.6 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.28
Fuel supplyBo Motronic ME2.1 fuel inj.Engine displacement2959 cm3 / 180.6 cu in / 180.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.17 cm3/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder / 30.095 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power166.3 kW / 223.0 hp / 223.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque275.0 N·m / 202.8 lb·ft / 202.8 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.6 kW / 98.6 hp / 98.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.2 kW/l / 1.235 bhp/cu in / 1.235 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.9 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 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) speed243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio147.7 kW/ton / 111.9 bhp/ton / 111.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)18.3 l/100km / 15.4 mpg-UK / 12.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.5 l/100km / 22.6 mpg-UK / 18.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions292 g/km / 471 g/mi / 471 g/mi (est.)
  Range576 km / 358 mi / 358 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 3.0 V6 24v

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