1965 Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe

The 2600 De Luxe is a rear wheel drive OSI designed saloon (sedan) car with a front mounted engine, sold by Alfa Romeo. Its 2.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) of power at 5900 rpm, and maximum torque of 188 N·m (139 lb·ft/19.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels. It weighs a quoted 1400 kg at the kerb. The Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe is said to be able to attain a top speed of 175 km/h which is 109 mph.

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Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe -
Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe
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Key facts

1965 Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4800 mm
How heavy?
1400 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2584 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 5900 rpm
How much torque?
188 Nm / 139 ft.lb / 19.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph

Alfa Romeo 2600 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2584 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1380 kg

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1965 Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerOSI
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2720 107.1
Track/tread (front) 1400 55.1
Track/tread (rear) 1370 53.9
Length 4800 189
Width 1770 69.7
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1400 kg 3086
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.6 litre
2584 cc
(157.685 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 79.6 mm
3.27 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 5900 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
50.3 bhp/litre
0.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
188 Nm (139 ft·lb) (19.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
72.76 Nm/litre
0.88 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 2 So carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 914.3 kPa (132.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 430.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.15 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
92.86 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.44 kg/kW
24.12 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 10.40 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension RAx.RA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID29359
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 Alfa Romeo 2600 De Luxe added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.