1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce

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.

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Key facts

1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce information summary

What body style?
2 door 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 ft.lb / 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

Alfa Romeo Spider models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1567 cm3 108 PS 107 bhp 80 kW 1070 kg
Alfa Romeo Spider Injection -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1962 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1160 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

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1995 cm3 124 PS 122 bhp 91 kW 848 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1994 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 900 kg
1985 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1280 mm 50.4 inches
Length 4247 mm 167.2 inches
Width 1630 mm 64.2 inches
Height 1290 mm 50.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.89
Kerb weight 1161 kg 2560 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 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
sump
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
performance
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/tonne (1000 kg)
80.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
108.53 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/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 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
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com 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.