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Alfa Romeo Spider 1.6

(1981 model)

Brief specs of 1981 Alfa Romeo Spider 1.6

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1570 cm3 / 95.8 cu in / 95.8 cu in, 77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Alfa RomeoIssued from1981
ModelSpider 1.6Issued until
SerieSpiderNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3660 l / 129.25 cu ft / 129.25 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4130 mm / 162.6 in / 162.6 inTotal (curb) weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 lb
Width1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2260 mm / 89.0 in / 89.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.81 m2 / 19.5 sq ft / 19.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.72 m2 / 7.8 sq ft / 7.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.0 kW / 24.2 hp / 24.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1570 cm3 / 95.8 cu in / 95.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity391.83 cm3/cylinder / 23.911 cu in/cylinder / 23.911 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power77.0 kW / 103.3 hp / 103.3 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.8 kW / 41.3 hp / 41.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.0 kW/l / 1.078 bhp/cu in / 1.078 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.4 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio104.4 kW/ton / 79.1 bhp/ton / 79.1 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
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 Alfa Romeo Spider 1.6

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