2006 Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione

The 8c Competizione is a motor vehicle from Alfa Romeo, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its 8 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.7 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 444 bhp (450 PS/331 kW) at 7000 rpm and 470 Nm (347 lbft/47.9 kgm) at 4750 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1585 kg. The Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione is said to be able to manage a top speed of 293 km/h (182 mph).

Pictures

Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione -
Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione
Image courtesy of Alfa Romeo
Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione -
Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione
Image courtesy of Alfa Romeo

Key facts

2006 Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4381 mm
How heavy?
1585 kg
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4691 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
450 PS / 444 bhp / 331 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
470 Nm / 347 ft.lb / 47.9 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.2 s
How fast?
293 km/h, 182 mph

Alfa Romeo 8c models

Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione Spider -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 4691 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW

Similar models

Aston Martin V8 Vantage -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 4735 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW 328.0 CO2 1630 kg
Aston Martin V8 Vantage -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 4735 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW 312.0 CO2
Aston Martin Vanquish -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6A 5935 cm3 466 PS 460 bhp 343 kW 1835 kg
2006 Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2646 104.2
Track/tread (front) 1591 62.6
Track/tread (rear) 1589 62.6
Length 4381 172.5
Width 1892 74.5
Height 1340 52.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1585 kg 3494
Weight distribution 49 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.7 litre
4691 cc
(286.262 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 88.2 mm
3.62 × 3.47 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 450 PS (444 bhp) (331 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 94.6 bhp/litre
1.55 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 470 Nm (347 ft·lb) (47.9 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque 100.19 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block; aluminium alloy head
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1259 kPa (182.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 7500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 586.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 12.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 293 km/h (182 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 284.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
208.89 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
280.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.79 kg/kW
8 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 rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.DW.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 245/35 x 20
Tyres rear 285/35 x 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 380 mm
Rear brake diameter 360 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID147114
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione added 2006-09-13.
Last modified 2013-03-04.