Key facts

Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4130 mm
How heavy?
1038 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1962 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
133 PS / 131 bhp / 98 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
182 Nm / 134 / 18.6 kgm @ 3000 rpm

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1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider technical specifications


Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider is a car that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 131 bhp (133 PS/98 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 182 N·m (134 lb·ft/18.6 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 1038 kg.
1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider data
Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider, 1972 MY data
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1324 52.1
Track/tread (rear) 1274 50.2
Length 4130 162.6
Width 1632 64.3
Height 1290 50.8
Ground clearance 120 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1038 kg 2288 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51 litres 11.2 UK Gal 13.5 US Gal
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
133 PS (131 bhp) (98 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
66.8 bhp/litre
1.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
182 Nm (134 ft·lb) (18.6 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
92.76 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 De carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1165.7 kPa (169.1 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 127.96 PS/g
94.11 kW/g
126.2 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.63 kg/kW
17.75 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
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock 3.700
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension dD.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 4.10
general ID29348
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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