1978 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6

The Giulietta 1.6 is a car from Alfa Romeo, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 107 bhp (108 PS/80 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 143 N·m (105 lb·ft/14.6 kgm) at 4300 rpm. A 5 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the driven wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1071 kg. It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 175 km/h (109 mph).

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Key facts

1978 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4210 mm
How heavy?
1071 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1570 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
108 PS / 107 bhp / 80 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
143 Nm / 105 ft.lb / 14.6 kgm @ 4300 rpm
How fast?
175 km/h, 109 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1962 cm3 130 PS 128 bhp 95 kW 1100 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1779 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1100 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1357 cm3 95 PS 94 bhp 70 kW 1070 kg

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1978 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 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 4210 165.7
Width 1650 65
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1071 kg 2361
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1570 cc
(95.807 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 82 mm
3.07 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
108 PS (107 bhp) (80 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
68.2 bhp/litre
1.12 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
143 Nm (105 ft·lb) (14.6 kgm)
at 4300 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
91.08 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 De DHLA 40H carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1144.6 kPa (166 psi)
Maximum RPM 5800 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 392.5 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 17.6 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 175 km/h (109 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 101.3 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.5 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
99.91 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.42 kg/kW
22.42 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 10.90 m
Front suspension I.W.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.TA.WL.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5.0 x 13
Wheel size rear 5.0 x 13
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 250 mm
Rear brake diameter 250 mm
Braked area 2128 cm2
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID33649
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1978 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.