Key facts

2013 Alfa Romeo 4C information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
3990 mm
How heavy?
995 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1742 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
240 PS / 237 bhp / 177 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 / 35.7 kgm @ 2100-3750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.5 s
How fast?
258 km/h, 160 mph
How economical?
9.8/5.0/6.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
157.0 CO2 g/km

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2013 Alfa Romeo 4C technical specifications


The 4C is an automobile from Alfa Romeo, with rear wheel drive, a mid positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.7 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 237 bhp (240 PS/177 kW) at 6000 rpm and 350 Nm (258 lbft/35.7 kgm) at 2100-3750 rpm respectively.
A 6 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels.
The Alfa Romeo 4C weighs a claimed 995 kg at the kerb.
The Alfa Romeo 4C is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 258 km/h (160 mph), officially stated fuel consumption figures are 9.8/5.0/6.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 157.0 g/km.
2013 Alfa Romeo 4C data
2013 Alfa Romeo 4C data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2380 93.7
Track/tread (front) 1621 63.8
Track/tread (rear) 1602 63.1
Length 3990 157.1
Width 1868 73.5
Height 1186 46.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 995 kg 2194 lb
Weight distribution 40 % front
fuel tank capacity 40 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.6 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code 960 A 1000
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1742 cc
(106.303 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 80.5 mm
3.27 × 3.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 240 PS (237 bhp) (177 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 136.1 bhp/litre
2.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 2100-3750 rpm
Specific torque 200.92 Nm/litre
2.43 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2524.8 kPa (366.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 435.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 258 km/h (160 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 241.5 PS/g
177.62 kW/g
238.19 bhp/ton
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.63 kg/kW
9.4 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.8/5.0/6.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.8/5.0/6.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.2/20.0/14.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG28.8/56.5/41.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.0/47.0/34.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 157.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 157.76 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
Engine position mid
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.MS.
Wheel size front 7J x 17
Wheel size rear 8J x 18
Tyres front Pirelli P-Zero 205/45 R 17 88Y XL
Tyres rear Pirelli P-Zero 235/40 R 18 95Y XL
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 292 mm
Gearbox 6 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.62
Final drive ratio 4.12
general ID319693
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Alfa Romeo 4C added 2013-03-07.
Last modified 2014-02-17.

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