Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000L, 1979 MY

The Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000L is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers its power to the rear wheels. The Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000L's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 178 N·m (131 lb·ft/18.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. It weighs a stated 1140 kg at the kerb. Maximum stated speed is 185 km/h (115 mph).

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Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000L, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4380 mm
How heavy?
1140 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1962 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
178 Nm / 131 ft.lb / 18.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph

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1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000L data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2510 98.8
Track/tread (front) 1360 53.5
Track/tread (rear) 1360 53.5
Length 4380 172.4
Width 1640 64.6
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1140 kg 2513
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 49 litres 10.8 UK Gal 12.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1962 cc
(119.729 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 88.5 mm
3.31 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
66.3 bhp/litre
1.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
178 Nm (131 ft·lb) (18.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
90.72 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 De carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1140.1 kPa (165.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 490.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 115.62 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
85.04 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
114.04 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.76 kg/kW
19.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.TB.WL.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID33396
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000L added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.