• Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce

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Key facts

1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4247 mm
How heavy?
1161 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1962 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
128 PS / 126 bhp / 94 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
178 Nm / 131 / 18.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.25 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.97 s
How fast?
197 km/h, 122 mph

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1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce technical specifications


Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce is a car that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style 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 powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 126 bhp (128 PS/94 kW) at 5400 rpm and 178 N·m (131 lb·ft/18.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
This power is delivered to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a quoted 1161 kg at the kerb.
Top quoted speed is 197 km/h, or 122 mph.
1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce data
1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce data
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1330 52.4
Track/tread (rear) 1280 50.4
Length 4247 167.2
Width 1630 64.2
Height 1290 50.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.89
Kerb weight 1161 kg 2560 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 128 PS (126 bhp) (94 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 64.2 bhp/litre
1.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 178 Nm (131 ft·lb) (18.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 90.72 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1140.1 kPa (165.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 490.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.73 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.25 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.97 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 31.31 s
Maximum speed 197 km/h (122 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 110.04 PS/g
80.93 kW/g
108.53 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.36 kg/kW
20.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 4.30
general ID25740
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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