Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2000, 1978 MY

The Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2000 is a rear wheel drive road car, with its powerplant mounted in the front, and a 3 door coupé bodyshell designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 122 bhp (124 PS/91 kW) of power at 5300 rpm, and maximum torque of 175 N·m (129 lb·ft/17.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Claimed kerb weight is 1080 kg.

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Key facts

Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2000, 1978 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4153 mm
How heavy?
1080 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1962 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
124 PS / 122 bhp / 91 kW @ 5300 rpm
How much torque?
175 Nm / 129 ft.lb / 17.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm

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1978 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2000 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
DesignerGiorgetto Giugiaro
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2413 mm 95 inches
Track/tread (front) 1359 mm 53.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1367 mm 53.8 inches
Length 4153 mm 163.5 inches
Width 1664 mm 65.5 inches
Height 1334 mm 52.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1080 kg 2381 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53.6 litres 11.8 UK Gal 14.2 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
(Net)
124 PS (122 bhp) (91 kW)
at 5300 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
62.2 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
175 Nm (129 ft·lb) (17.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
89.19 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 De carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.9 kPa (162.6 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
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 114.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
84.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
112.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.87 kg/kW
19.83 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.TB.
Rear suspension dD.
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 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID33583
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1978 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 2000 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.