Key facts

2003 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.2 V6 24v information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4299 mm
How heavy?
1470 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3179 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
239 PS / 236 bhp / 176 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
289 Nm / 213 / 29.5 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How fast?
242 km/h, 150 mph
How economical?
19.9/9.3/13.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
315.0 CO2 g/km

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2003 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.2 V6 24v technical specifications


This automobile has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style designed by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels.
Its 3.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 236 bhp (239 PS/176 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 289 N·m (213 lb·ft/29.5 kgm) at 4800 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission.
Claimed kerb weight is 1470 kg.
It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 242 km/h which is 150 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 19.9/9.3/13.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 315.0 g/km.
2003 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.2 V6 24v data
2003 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.2 V6 24v data
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2540 100
Track/tread (front) 1530 60.2
Track/tread (rear) 1508 59.4
Length 4299 169.3
Width 1776 69.9
Height 1315 51.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1470 kg 3241 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.2 litre
3179 cc
(193.994 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 78 mm
3.66 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
239 PS (236 bhp) (176 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
74.2 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
289 Nm (213 ft·lb) (29.5 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
90.91 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system Bo ME 3.1 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1142.4 kPa (165.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 529.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 25.8 s
Maximum speed 242 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 162.78 PS/g
119.72 kW/g
160.54 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.35 kg/kW
13.95 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19.9/9.3/13.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km19.9/9.3/13.2 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre5.0/10.8/7.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG14.2/30.4/21.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG11.8/25.3/17.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 315.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 306.24 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½J x 17
Wheel size rear 7½J x 17
Tyres front 225/45 ZR 17 91Y
Tyres rear 225/45 ZR 17 91Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 240 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.73
general ID109538
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.2 V6 24v added 2003-04-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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