Key facts

1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 101 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3900 mm
How heavy?
860 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1290 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
80 PS / 79 bhp / 59 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
98 Nm / 72 / 10 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph

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1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider technical specifications


Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider is a car that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider is one of the 101 range of cars from Alfa Romeo.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 1.3 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 79 bhp (80 PS/59 kW) at 6000 rpm and 98 N·m (72 lb·ft/10 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively.
This power is transferred to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated kerb weight is 860 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 165 km/h, which is 103 mph.
1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider data
1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 101 data
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1292 50.9
Track/tread (rear) 1270 50
Length 3900 153.5
Width 1580 62.2
Height 1260 49.6
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 860 kg 1896 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1290 cc
(78.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 74 × 75 mm
2.91 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
80 PS (79 bhp) (59 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
61.2 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
98 Nm (72 ft·lb) (10 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
75.97 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 35 APAI-G carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 954.7 kPa (138.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 322.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 93.14 PS/g
68.5 kW/g
91.86 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.6 kg/kW
24.38 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.CS.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.55
general ID259259
Production total
Model code
Model family 101
RAC rating 13.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider added 2012-01-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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