1997 Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé type body designed by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) at 6300 rpm and 270 N·m (199 lb·ft/27.5 kgm) at 5000 rpm respectively. Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1415 kg. The Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), stated fuel consumption figures are 16.8/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.

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Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v -
Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v
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Key facts

1997 Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4285 mm
How heavy?
1415 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2959 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
270 Nm / 199 ft.lb / 27.5 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.6 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.7 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
16.8/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

Alfa Romeo GTV models

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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1996 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1430 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1970 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1370 kg
Alfa-Romeo GTV Coupe -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1970 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1370 kg

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1997 Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2540 100
Track/tread (front) 1508 59.4
Track/tread (rear) 1530 60.2
Length 4285 168.7
Width 1780 70.1
Height 1318 51.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1415 kg 3120
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3 litre
2959 cc
(180.569 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 72.6 mm
3.66 × 2.86 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.28
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
73.3 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
270 Nm (199 ft·lb) (27.5 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
91.25 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch Motronic ME2.1 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1146.6 kPa (166.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 16.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 15.1 s
@ 96 mph
Standing kilometre 26.8 s
@ 198 km/h
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 155.49 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
114.36 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
153.36 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.74 kg/kW
14.61 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16.8/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km16.8/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre6.0/11.5/8.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG16.8/32.5/24.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.0/27.0/20.1 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.W.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/50 R 16 Y
Tyres rear 205/50 R 16 Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-ABS
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 240 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.56
general
Carfolio.com ID31944
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0 24v added 1998-11-23.
Last modified 2013-08-31.