2005 Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4, 2005 MY

The 159 3.2 V6 Q4 is a motor car from Alfa Romeo, with all wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a Giugiaro/Alfa Romeo-designed 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.2 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 256 bhp (260 PS/191 kW) at 6200 rpm and 322 Nm (237 lbft/32.8 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. A 6 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels. Having a stated weight at the kerb of 1740 kg, the Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4 manages to cover the 0-100 km/h sprint in 7 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 27.5 seconds. The Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4 is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 240 km/h (149 mph), official fuel consumption is 15.9/8.5/11.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 270.0 g/km.

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Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4
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Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4
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Key facts

2005 Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4, 2005 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4660 mm
How heavy?
1740 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3195 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
260 PS / 256 bhp / 191 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
322 Nm / 237 ft.lb / 32.8 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7 s
How fast?
240 km/h, 149 mph
How economical?
15.9/8.5/11.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
270.0 CO2 g/km

Alfa Romeo 159 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1956 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 134.0 CO2 1490 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1956 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 137.0 CO2 1540 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 1750 TBi -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1742 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 189.0 CO2 1430 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1956 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 142.0 CO2 1490 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1742 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 194.0 CO2 1480 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1956 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 145.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1796 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 181.0 CO2 1505 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 159.0 CO2 1535 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1910 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 187.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 157.0 CO2 1525 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 6M 2387 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 197.0 CO2 1690 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1796 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 187.0 CO2 1555 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon JTDm -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 159.0 CO2 1585 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6A 1910 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 190.0 CO2 1590 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 157.0 CO2 1575 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2387 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 199.0 CO2 1740 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 159.0 CO2 1575 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 1.9 JTDm  -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 162.0 CO2 1585 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 1859 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 209.0 CO2 1530 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2198 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 224.0 CO2 1540 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 6M 2387 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 184.0 CO2 1680 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 Sportwagon 3.2 V6 Q4 -
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 3195 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 275.0 CO2 1730 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 157.0 CO2 1525 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1910 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 159.0 CO2 1535 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1859 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 205.0 CO2 1480 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2198 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 221.0 CO2 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTDM -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 179.0 CO2 1630 kg

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2005 Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerGiugiaro/Alfa Romeo
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 mm 106.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1578 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1555 mm 61.2 inches
Length 4660 mm 183.5 inches
Width 1828 mm 72 inches
Height 1417 mm 55.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1740 kg 3836 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code 939 A 000
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.2 litre
3195 cc
(194.971 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 85.6 mm
3.5 × 3.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 260 PS (256 bhp) (191 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 80.1 bhp/litre
1.31 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 322 Nm (237 ft·lb) (32.8 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 100.78 Nm/litre
1.22 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.25:1
Fuel system MED 7.6.2 direct injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1266.5 kPa (183.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 7200 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 532.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 27.5 s
Maximum speed 240 km/h (149 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 149.17 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
109.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
147.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.11 kg/kW
15.23 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 15.9/8.5/11.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km15.9/8.5/11.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre6.3/11.8/8.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.8/33.2/24.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.8/27.7/20.5 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 270.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 266.80 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MultiLi.
Rear suspension I.DW.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 225/50 R 17
Tyres rear 225/50 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID129063
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2005 Alfa Romeo 159 3.2 V6 Q4 added 2005-06-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.