1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v

The 33 1.7IE 16v is a motor car from Alfa Romeo, with front wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a Walter da Silva-designed 5 door sedan/saloon body style. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 1.7 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 127 bhp (129 PS/95 kW) at 6500 rpm and 149 N·m (110 lb·ft/15.2 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1000 kg. Top quoted speed is 205 km/h, which equates to 127 mph, claimed fuel consumption figures are 5.9/7.9/10.5 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.

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Key facts

1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v information summary

What body style?
5 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4075 mm
How heavy?
1000 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 ft.lb / 15.2 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.4 s
How fast?
205 km/h, 127 mph
How economical?
5.9/7.9/10.5 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban

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1990 Alfa Romeo 33 1.7IE 16v data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
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 4075 160.4
Width 1613 63.5
Height 1350 53.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1000 kg 2205
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 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
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
129 PS (127 bhp) (95 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
74.2 bhp/litre
1.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
149 Nm (110 ft·lb) (15.2 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
87.03 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
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
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 31.2 s
Maximum speed 205 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 128.77 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
94.7 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
127 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.56 kg/kW
17.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.9/7.9/10.5 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km5.9/7.9/10.5 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km/litre16.9/12.7/9.5 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG47.9/35.8/26.9 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG39.9/29.8/22.4 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 218.31 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID36443
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 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.