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Key facts

1972 Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1600 Junior Z information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4000 mm
How heavy?
950 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1570 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
156 Nm / 115 / 15.9 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

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1972 Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1600 Junior Z technical specifications


The Giulia GT 1600 Junior Z is a motor vehicle from Alfa Romeo, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a Zagato-designed 3 door coupé body style.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.6 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) at 6000 rpm and 156 Nm (115 lbft/15.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box.
Quoted kerb weight is 950 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 190 km/h (118 mph).
1972 Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1600 Junior Z data
1972 Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1600 Junior Z data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1320 52
Track/tread (rear) 1270 50
Length 4000 157.5
Width 1550 61
Height 1280 50.4
Ground clearance 120 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 950 kg 2094 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50.9 litres 11.2 UK Gal 13.4 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
79.6 bhp/litre
1.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
156 Nm (115 ft·lb) (15.9 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
99.36 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1248.6 kPa (181.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 392.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 133.41 PS/g
98.12 kW/g
131.58 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.19 kg/kW
17.02 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock 3.700
Turning circle 10.00 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.U&LRA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.86
Final drive ratio 4.56
general ID37136
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1600 Junior Z added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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