Key facts

1983 Alfa Romeo 33 1.5 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4015 mm
How heavy?
890 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1490 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW
How much torque?
94 Nm / 69 / 9.6 kgm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.8 s
How fast?
169 km/h, 105 mph

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1983 Alfa Romeo 33 1.5 technical specifications


The Alfa Romeo 33 1.5 is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the front wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.5 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) of power, and maximum torque of 94 N·m (69 lb·ft/9.6 kgm).
The power is transferred to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated kerb weight is 890 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 169 km/h, which is 105 mph.
1983 Alfa Romeo 33 1.5 data
1983 Alfa Romeo 33 1.5 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2455 96.7
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4015 158.1
Width 1612 63.5
Height 1305 51.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 890 kg 1962 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1.5 litre
1490 cc
(90.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 67.2 mm
3.31 × 2.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
Specific output 57 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 94 Nm (69 ft·lb) (9.6 kgm)
Specific torque 63.09 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 792.8 kPa (115 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 372.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.1 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 169 km/h (105 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 96.83 PS/g
71.22 kW/g
95.51 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.04 kg/kW
23.45 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.
Rear suspension dD.WL.PR.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.55
general ID33165
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1983 Alfa Romeo 33 1.5 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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