1987 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0 V6

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body designed by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 192 bhp (195 PS/143 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 245 N·m (181 lb·ft/25 kgm) at 3000 rpm. A 5 speed manual 'box transfers the power to the driven wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 1365 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 230 km/h or 143 mph.

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1987 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0 V6 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4648 mm
How heavy?
1365 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2959 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
195 PS / 192 bhp / 143 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
245 Nm / 181 ft.lb / 25 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.5 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.7 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph

Alfa Romeo 164 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1995 cm3 148 PS 146 bhp 109 kW 1380 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 1385 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 184 PS 181 bhp 135 kW 1435 kg
Alfa Romeo 164 24v Super -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 1434 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 1494 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1995 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1250 kg
Alfa-Romeo 164 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1962 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1200 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1320 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 1490 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 1490 kg

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1987 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0 V6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2660 mm 104.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1514 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Length 4648 mm 183 inches
Width 1753 mm 69 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1365 kg 3009 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3 litre
2959 cc
(180.569 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 72.6 mm
3.66 × 2.86 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.28
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 195 PS (192 bhp) (143 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 64.9 bhp/litre
1.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 245 Nm (181 ft·lb) (25 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 82.8 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Bo Mot fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1040.5 kPa (150.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 142.61 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
104.89 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
140.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.53 kg/kW
15.93 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.MS.
Rear suspension I.MS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID17809
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0 V6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.