Key facts

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How long?
3850 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
220 km/h, 137 mph

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1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider technical specifications


Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider is a car that has a 2 door roadster type body designed by Bertone with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) of power at 6500 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual 'box.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 900 kg.
The Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 220 km/h which is 137 mph.
1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider data
1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2200 86.6
Track/tread (front) 1270 50
Track/tread (rear) 1310 51.6
Length 3850 151.6
Width 1550 61
Height 1070 42.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1997 cc
(121.864 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 88 mm
3.35 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 69.1 bhp/litre
1.13 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 155.46 PS/g
114.34 kW/g
153.33 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.75 kg/kW
14.61 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension dD.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.00 x 16
Tyres rear 6.00 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio
general ID102476
Production total 2
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1954 Alfa Romeo 1900 Sport Spider added 2002-11-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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