2013 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante is a 2 door coupé-bodied motor vehicle styled by Touring with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.7 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 444 bhp (450 PS/331 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 470 N·m (347 lb·ft/47.9 kgm) at 4750 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 6 speed automatic transmission. Maximum speed claimed is 292 km/h (181 mph), officially quoted fuel consumption figures are 23.6/11.4/15.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 377.0 g/km.

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Alfa Romeo Disco Volante -
Alfa Romeo Disco Volante
Image courtesy of Superleggera Touring
Alfa Romeo Disco Volante -
Alfa Romeo Disco Volante
Image courtesy of Superleggera Touring

Key facts

2013 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4620 mm
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4691 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
450 PS / 444 bhp / 331 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
470 Nm / 347 ft.lb / 47.9 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.2 s
How fast?
292 km/h, 181 mph
How economical?
23.6/11.4/15.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
377.0 CO2 g/km

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2013 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerTouring
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2640 103.9
Track/tread (front) 1591 62.6
Track/tread (rear) 1589 62.6
Length 4620 181.9
Width 2032 80
Height 1309 51.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight
Weight distribution 49 % front
fuel tank capacity 88 litres 19.4 UK Gal 23.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.7 litre
4691 cc
(286.262 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 88.2 mm
3.62 × 3.47 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 450 PS (444 bhp) (331 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 94.6 bhp/litre
1.55 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 470 Nm (347 ft·lb) (47.9 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque 100.19 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block; aluminium alloy head
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1259 kPa (182.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 586.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 292 km/h (181 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 23.6/11.4/15.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km23.6/11.4/15.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre4.2/8.8/6.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG12.0/24.8/17.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG10.0/20.6/14.9 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 377.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 366.56 g/km
VED band (UK) M
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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 245/35 ZR 20
Tyres rear 285/35 ZR 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID319649
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante added 2013-03-04.
Last modified 2013-09-12.