Key facts

1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4200 mm
How heavy?
1085 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1712 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
129 PS / 127 bhp / 95 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
149 Nm / 110 / 15.2 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9 s
How fast?
196 km/h, 122 mph
How economical?
6.0/7.8/10.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

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1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4 technical specifications


The 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4 is an all wheel drive Walter da Silva designed estate/station wagon road car with a front mounted engine, from Alfa Romeo.
The Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.7 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 127 bhp (129 PS/95 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 149 N·m (110 lb·ft/15.2 kgm) at 4600 rpm.
A 5 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels.
Quoted kerb weight is 1085 kg.
Top stated speed is 196 km/h (122 mph), official fuel consumption figures are 6.0/7.8/10.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.
1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4 data
1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4 data
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerWalter da Silva
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2475 97.4
Track/tread (front) 1366 53.8
Track/tread (rear) 1364 53.7
Length 4200 165.4
Width 1613 63.5
Height 1375 54.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1085 kg 2392 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1712 cc
(104.473 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87 × 72 mm
3.43 × 2.83 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
129 PS (127 bhp) (95 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
74.2 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
149 Nm (110 ft·lb) (15.2 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
87.03 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo Mot ML4-1 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1093.7 kPa (158.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 428 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 31.9 s
Maximum speed 196 km/h (122 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 118.68 PS/g
87.28 kW/g
117.05 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.46 kg/kW
19.14 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.0/7.8/10.0 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.0/7.8/10.0 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre16.7/12.8/10.0 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG47.1/36.2/28.2 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG39.2/30.2/23.5 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 210.42 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.00 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.W.PR.CS.
Wheel size front 5.5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.5J x 14
Tyres front 185/60 HR 14
Tyres rear 185/60 HR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.89
general ID36355
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v Sport Wagon QV4 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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