Key facts

1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce 101 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3900 mm
How heavy?
865 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1290 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
108 Nm / 80 / 11 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce technical specifications


The Giulietta Spider Veloce is a passenger car from Alfa Romeo, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce belongs to the 101 model family from Alfa Romeo.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.3 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 108 N·m (80 lb·ft/11 kgm) at 4500 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed kerb weight is 865 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 180 km/h (112 mph).
1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce data
1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce 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 865 kg 1907 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
90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
69 bhp/litre
1.13 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
108 Nm (80 ft·lb) (11 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
83.72 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.1:1
Fuel system 2 Weber 40 DCO3 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1052.1 kPa (152.6 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 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 104.32 PS/g
76.73 kW/g
102.89 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.03 kg/kW
21.77 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 4.10
general ID259281
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 Veloce added 2012-01-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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