1972 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina, 1972 MY

The Alfasud Berlina is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) car with a front positioned engine, produced by Alfa Romeo. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.2 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 62 bhp (63 PS/46 kW) at 6000 rpm and 83 N·m (61 lb·ft/8.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the wheels. The quoted weight at the kerb is 830 kg. It is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 152 km/h which is 94 mph.

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1972 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3890 mm
How heavy?
830 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?
83 Nm / 61 ft.lb / 8.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
152 km/h, 94 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
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1490 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 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
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 838 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 810 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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1972 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2455 mm 96.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1351 mm 53.2 inches
Length 3890 mm 153.1 inches
Width 1590 mm 62.6 inches
Height 1370 mm 53.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 830 kg 1830 lb
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 1.2 litre
1186 cc
(72.374 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 59 mm
3.15 × 2.32 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.36
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
63 PS (62 bhp) (46 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52.3 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
83 Nm (61 ft·lb) (8.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
69.98 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction iron block & alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 So C32 DISA/21 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 879.4 kPa (127.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 296.5 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 152 km/h (94 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 75.74 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
55.7 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
74.7 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.95 kg/kW
29.99 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 9.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LowerTrailLi.ARB.
Rear suspension DA.WL.PR.CS.
Wheel size front 4½ x 13
Wheel size rear 4½ x 13
Tyres front 145 SR 13
Tyres rear 145 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter 258 mm
Rear brake diameter 233 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.97
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID126995
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina added 2005-03-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.