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Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 JTS

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 JTS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3195 cm3 / 195.0 cu in / 195.0 cu in, 191.0 kW / 256.1 hp / 256.1 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 322.0 N·m / 237.5 lb·ft / 237.5 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed, consumption 11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from2005
Model159 3.2 JTSIssued until0
Serie159Number 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

Length4660 mm / 183.5 in / 183.5 inTotal (curb) weight1740 kg / 3836 lb / 3836 lb
Width1828 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1417 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7259259259259  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.6 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96179775280899
Fuel supplyDirect injectionEngine displacement3195 cm3 / 195.0 cu in / 195.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity512.19 cm3/cylinder / 31.255 cu in/cylinder / 31.255 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power191.0 kW / 256.1 hp / 256.1 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque322.0 N·m / 237.5 lb·ft / 237.5 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)95.2 kW / 127.6 hp / 127.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output59.8 kW/l / 1.314 bhp/cu in / 1.314 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.8 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.00 s / 7.00 s / 7.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)15.9 l/100km / 17.8 mpg-UK / 14.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions269 g/km / 433 g/mi / 433 g/mi (est.)
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50 R17Tyres rear225/50 R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 JTS

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