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1973 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3890 mm
How heavy?
860 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1186 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
63 PS / 62 bhp / 46 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
88 Nm / 65 / 9 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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1973 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina technical specifications


The Alfasud Berlina is a motor car from Alfa Romeo, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door sedan/saloon body style.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.2 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 62 bhp (63 PS/46 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 88 N·m (65 lb·ft/9 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
A 4 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels.
The Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina weighs a stated 860 kg at the kerb.
1973 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina data
1973 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina, 1979 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2455 96.7
Track/tread (front) 1384 54.5
Track/tread (rear) 1351 53.2
Length 3890 153.1
Width 1587 62.5
Height 1370 53.9
Ground clearance 150 5.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 860 kg 1896 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1186 cc
(72.374 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 59 mm
3.15 × 2.32 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.36
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
63 PS (62 bhp) (46 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
52.3 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
88 Nm (65 ft·lb) (9 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
74.2 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 So C32 DIS/40 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 932.4 kPa (135.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 296.5 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
Power-to-weight ratio 73.1 PS/g
53.76 kW/g
72.09 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.6 kg/kW
31.07 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.MS.LowTrailLi.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.WL.CS.
Wheel size front 5.0 x 13
Wheel size rear 5.0 x 13
Tyres front 165/70 SR 13
Tyres rear 165/70 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.97
Final drive ratio 4.11
general ID126907
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina added 2005-03-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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