Key facts

1979 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4680 mm
How heavy?
1470 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2492 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
160 PS / 158 bhp / 118 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
220 Nm / 162 ft.lb / 22.4 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph

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1979 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5 technical specifications

Introduction

The Alfa 6 2.5 is a rear wheel drive Pininfarina designed saloon (sedan) passenger car with a front mounted engine, produced by Alfa Romeo.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.5 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 158 bhp (160 PS/118 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 220 N·m (162 lb·ft/22.4 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
The quoted kerb weight is 1470 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 195 km/h, or 121 mph.
1979 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5 data
1979 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 102.4
Track/tread (front) 1408 55.4
Track/tread (rear) 1365 53.7
Length 4680 184.3
Width 1684 66.3
Height 1394 54.9
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1470 kg 3241 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72.3 litres 15.9 UK Gal 19.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.410
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code 119/11
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.5 litre
2492 cc
(152.071 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 68.3 mm
3.46 × 2.69 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.29
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
160 PS (158 bhp) (118 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
63.4 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
220 Nm (162 ft·lb) (22.4 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
88.28 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 6 Dell'Orto FRPA 40 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1109.4 kPa (160.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 415.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.90 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.70 s
Standing kilometre 30.30 s
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 108.98 PS/g
80.15 kW/g
107.48 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.48 kg/kW
20.84 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.700
Turning circle 11.20 m
Front suspension I.W.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.TA.WL.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6J x 14
Wheel size rear 6J x 14
Tyres front 195/70 HR 14
Tyres rear 195/70 HR 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 266 mm
Rear brake diameter 266 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 4.27
general
Carfolio.com ID29436
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Alfa Romeo Alfa 6 2.5 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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