Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint Veloce 1.5 Coupé, 1981 MY

The Alfasud Sprint Veloce 1.5 Coupé is a passenger car from Alfa Romeo, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.5 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 93 bhp (94 PS/69 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 131 N·m (97 lb·ft/13.4 kgm) at 4000 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. It weighs a stated 915 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 175 km/h or 109 mph.

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Key facts

Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint Veloce 1.5 Coupé, 1981 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4020 mm
How heavy?
915 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1490 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
94 PS / 93 bhp / 69 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
131 Nm / 97 ft.lb / 13.4 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph

Alfa Romeo Alfasud models

2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1490 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 870 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1351 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 865 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1351 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 915 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1351 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 870 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1490 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 865 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1351 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 915 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1351 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 890 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1287 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW 870 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1351 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 870 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1490 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 870 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1490 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 925 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1287 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 838 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 915 kg
Alfa-Romeo Alfasud -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 838 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 810 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 838 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 830 kg
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina -
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 810 kg

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1981 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint Veloce 1.5 Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2455 96.7
Track/tread (front) 1400 55.1
Track/tread (rear) 1360 53.5
Length 4020 158.3
Width 1620 63.8
Height 1300 51.2
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 915 kg 2017
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1.5 litre
1490 cc
(90.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 67.2 mm
3.31 × 2.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
94 PS (93 bhp) (69 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
62.4 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
131 Nm (97 ft·lb) (13.4 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
87.92 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 2 We 36 IDF 44 AIE carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1104.8 kPa (160.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 372.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 103.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
75.79 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
101.64 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.19 kg/kW
22.04 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 165/70 SR 13
Tyres rear 165/70 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 258 mm
Rear brake diameter 233 mm
Braked area 2248 cm2
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.9
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID103609
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Sprint Veloce 1.5 Coupé added 2002-12-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.