Key facts

1966 Alfa Romeo Scarabeo Concept information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
3720 mm
How heavy?
700 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1570 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
142 Nm / 105 ft.lb / 14.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

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1966 Alfa Romeo Scarabeo technical specifications

Introduction

The Scarabeo is a rear wheel drive OSI designed coupé automobile with a mid located engine, from Alfa Romeo.
Its 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 142 N·m (105 lb·ft/14.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The Alfa Romeo Scarabeo weighs a claimed 700 kg at the kerb.
The Alfa Romeo Scarabeo is claimed to achieve a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph).
1966 Alfa Romeo Scarabeo data
1966 Alfa Romeo Scarabeo Concept data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerOSI
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2150 84.6
Track/tread (front) 1310 51.6
Track/tread (rear) 1320 52
Length 3720 146.5
Width 1560 61.4
Height 1020 40.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 700 kg 1543 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 1.6 litre
1570 cc
(95.807 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 82 mm
3.07 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
73.2 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
142 Nm (105 ft·lb) (14.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
90.45 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.7:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1136.6 kPa (164.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 392.5 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 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 166.57 PS/g
122.51 kW/g
164.29 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.16 kg/kW
13.63 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID15752
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Alfa Romeo Scarabeo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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