1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Injection

The Alfa Romeo Spider Injection is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet style car styled by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) at 5800 rpm and 157 N·m (116 lb·ft/16 kgm) at 2700 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a quoted 1160 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 192 km/h (119 mph).

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Key facts

1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Injection information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4267 mm
How heavy?
1160 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1962 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
157 Nm / 116 ft.lb / 16 kgm @ 2700 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.2 s
How fast?
192 km/h, 119 mph

Alfa Romeo Spider models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1567 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1070 kg
Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1962 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1161 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1570 cm3 118 PS 116 bhp 87 kW 1020 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1290 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW 990 kg
Alfa Romeo Spider Duetto -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1779 cm3 124 PS 122 bhp 91 kW 1038 kg

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Lotus Elan -
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1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Injection data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1273 mm 50.1 inches
Length 4267 mm 168 inches
Width 1626 mm 64 inches
Height 1295 mm 51 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.9
Kerb weight 1160 kg 2557 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 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 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 61.2 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 157 Nm (116 ft·lb) (16 kgm)
at 2700 rpm
Specific torque 80.02 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system Bo Mot ML4.1 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1005.6 kPa (145.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 490.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 192 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 104.89 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
77.14 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
103.45 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.96 kg/kW
21.65 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
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 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID20262
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Injection added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.