1987 Alfa Romeo 164 2.0 Twin Spark

The 164 2.0 Twin Spark is a front wheel drive Pininfarina designed saloon (sedan) road car with a front located engine, sold by Alfa Romeo. Its 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that develops 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 186 N·m (137 lb·ft/19 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Having a stated kerb weight of 1200 kg, the Alfa Romeo 164 2.0 Twin Spark performs the 0-60 mph dash in 9.5 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 17.7 seconds. The Alfa Romeo 164 2.0 Twin Spark is said to be able to attain a top speed of 203 km/h, or 126 mph.

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Alfa-Romeo 164
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Key facts

1987 Alfa Romeo 164 2.0 Twin Spark information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4648 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1962 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
186 Nm / 137 ft.lb / 19 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.5 s
How fast?
203 km/h, 126 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
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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
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 195 PS 192 bhp 143 kW 1365 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 2.0 Twin Spark data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2660 104.7
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4648 183
Width 1753 69
Height 1397 55
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646
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 Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1962 cc
(119.729 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 88.5 mm
3.31 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 75.4 bhp/litre
1.24 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 186 Nm (137 ft·lb) (19 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 94.8 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1191.3 kPa (172.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 490.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.7 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 203 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 125.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
91.97 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
123.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.87 kg/kW
18.16 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID18051
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Alfa Romeo 164 2.0 Twin Spark added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.