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1997 Alfa Romeo 156 V6 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4430 mm
How heavy?
1320 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2492 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
190 PS / 187 bhp / 139 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
222 Nm / 164 ft.lb / 22.6 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.20 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.30 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
16.5/8.4/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

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1997 Alfa Romeo 156 V6 technical specifications

Introduction

The 156 V6 is an automobile from Alfa Romeo, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.5 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 187 bhp (190 PS/139 kW) of power at 6300 rpm, and maximum torque of 222 N·m (164 lb·ft/22.6 kgm) at 5000 rpm.
A 6 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the wheels.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1320 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 230 km/h (143 mph), quoted fuel consumption is 16.5/8.4/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1997 Alfa Romeo 156 V6 data
1997 Alfa Romeo 156 V6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2595 102.2
Track/tread (front) 1511 59.5
Track/tread (rear) 1545 60.8
Length 4430 174.4
Width 1745 68.7
Height 1415 55.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1320 kg 2910 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 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 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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
190 PS (187 bhp) (139 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
75 bhp/litre
1.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
222 Nm (164 ft·lb) (22.6 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
89.09 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME2.1 MPi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1119.5 kPa (162.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 415.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.20 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.30 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 18.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 15.80 s
@ 92.00 mph
Standing kilometre 27.80 s
@ 187.00 km/h
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 143.64 PS/g
105.64 kW/g
141.67 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.47 kg/kW
15.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16.5/8.4/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km16.5/8.4/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre6.1/11.9/8.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.1/33.6/24.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.3/28.0/20.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 264.48 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 rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.100
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/60 WR 15
Tyres rear 205/60 Wr 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 284 mm
Rear brake diameter 251 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID32692
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Alfa Romeo 156 V6 added 1998-01-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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