1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo

The Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo is a front wheel drive motor car, with its motor placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon bodyshell. Powering the Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo is a single overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 202 bhp (205 PS/151 kW) at 6000 rpm and 280 N·m (207 lb·ft/28.6 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively. This power is delivered to the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission. Having a claimed kerb weight of 1495 kg, the Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo can dispense with the 0-100 km/h sprint in 8.1 seconds and the kilometre from standstill in 28.4 seconds. Maximum stated speed is 237 km/h or 147 mph, stated fuel consumption figures are 17.6/8.3/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.

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1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1495 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
205 PS / 202 bhp / 151 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
280 Nm / 207 ft.lb / 28.6 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.1 s
How fast?
237 km/h, 147 mph
How economical?
17.6/8.3/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

Alfa Romeo 166 models

Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 198.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 192.0 CO2 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 198.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 235.0 CO2 1580 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2492 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 284.0 CO2 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 310.0 CO2 1550 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 3179 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 297.0 CO2 1540 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1970 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 230.0 CO2 1420 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.4 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 199.0 CO2 1565 kg
Alfa-Romeo 166  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1970 cm3 155 PS 153 bhp 114 kW 1420 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.4 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Alfa-Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2492 cm3 190 PS 187 bhp 139 kW 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2492 cm3 190 PS 187 bhp 139 kW 1520 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2959 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 1550 kg

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1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 mm 106.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1545 mm 60.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1532 mm 60.3 inches
Length 4720 mm 185.8 inches
Width 1815 mm 71.5 inches
Height 1416 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1495 kg 3296 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2 litre
1996 cc
(121.803 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 66.2 mm
3.15 × 2.61 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
205 PS (202 bhp) (151 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
101.2 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
280 Nm (207 ft·lb) (28.6 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
140.28 Nm/litre
1.7 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME2.1 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1762.8 kPa (255.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 332.67 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett T25 turbocharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.4 s
Maximum speed 237 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 137 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
100.76 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
135.12 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.92 kg/kW
16.58 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17.6/8.3/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km17.6/8.3/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.7/12.0/8.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG16.1/34.0/24.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG13.4/28.3/20.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 271.44 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.LW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/55 WR 16
Tyres rear 205/55 WR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 308 mm
Rear brake diameter 276 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID31933
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 23.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.0 V6 Turbo added 1998-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.