1959 Alfa Romeo Berlina Tipo 103 Concept

Alfa Romeo Berlina Tipo 103 is an automobile that has a 2 door saloon body style with a front located engine powering the front wheels. Its 0.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 52 bhp (53 PS/39 kW) of power at 5500 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 725 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 130 km/h (81 mph).

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1959 Alfa Romeo Berlina Tipo 103 Concept information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3630 mm
How heavy?
725 kg
What size engine?
0.9 litre, 896 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
53 PS / 52 bhp / 39 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
130 km/h, 81 mph

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1959 Alfa Romeo Berlina Tipo 103 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2230 mm 87.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1270 mm 50 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1220 mm 48 inches
Length 3630 mm 142.9 inches
Width 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Height 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 725 kg 1598 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.9 litre
896 cc
(54.677 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 66 × 66.5 mm
2.6 × 2.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 53 PS (52 bhp) (39 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 58 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 224 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 130 km/h (81 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 72.72 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
71.72 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.7 kg/kW
31.23 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 135 x 13
Tyres rear 135 x 13
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.97
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID15103
Production total 1
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 10.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1959 Alfa Romeo Berlina Tipo 103 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.