Key facts

1998 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v Sportronic information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1550 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2959 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
226 PS / 223 bhp / 166 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
275 Nm / 203 ft.lb / 28 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.50 s
How fast?
237 km/h, 147 mph
How economical?
19.4/9.3/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

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1998 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v Sportronic technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
The 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that has an output of 223 bhp (226 PS/166 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 275 N·m (203 lb·ft/28 kgm) at 5000 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic transmission.
Claimed kerb weight is 1550 kg.
The Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 237 km/h (147 mph), stated fuel consumption is 19.4/9.3/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v Sportronic data
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v Sportronic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front) 1545 60.8
Track/tread (rear) 1532 60.3
Length 4720 185.8
Width 1815 71.5
Height 1416 55.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1550 kg 3417 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
226 PS (223 bhp) (166 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
75.4 bhp/litre
1.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
275 Nm (203 ft·lb) (28 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
92.94 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME2.1 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1167.9 kPa (169.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.50 s
Maximum speed 237 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 145.87 PS/g
107.28 kW/g
143.87 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.32 kg/kW
15.57 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19.4/9.3/13.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km19.49.313.0 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre5.2/10.8/7.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG14.6/30.4/21.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG12.1/25.3/18.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 301.60 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.LW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/55 WR 16
Tyres rear 205/55 WR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 308 mm
Rear brake diameter 276 mm
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 4.22
general
Carfolio.com ID23980
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v Sportronic added 1998-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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