• Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS)

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Key facts

1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS) information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4120 mm
How heavy?
950 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1570 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
133 Nm / 98 / 13.6 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

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1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS) technical specifications


The Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS) is a coupé designed by Franco Scaglione/Bertone with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to the rear wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.6 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 133 N·m (98 lb·ft/13.6 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted kerb weight is 950 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 200 km/h, which is 124 mph.
1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS) data
1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS) data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerFranco Scaglione/Bertone
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1290 50.8
Track/tread (rear) 1270 50
Length 4120 162.2
Width 1660 65.4
Height 1280 50.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 950 kg 2094 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code 00516
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1570 cc
(95.807 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 82 mm
3.07 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
70.1 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
133 Nm (98 ft·lb) (13.6 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
84.71 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.7:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1064.5 kPa (154.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 392.5 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 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 117.4 PS/g
86.34 kW/g
115.79 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.58 kg/kW
19.35 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.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension RA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio
general ID29370
Production total 1400
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale (SS) added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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