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1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4720 mm
How heavy?
1490 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2492 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
190 PS / 187 bhp / 139 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
222 Nm / 164 ft.lb / 22.6 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.40 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph
How economical?
16.3/8.6/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

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1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v technical specifications

Introduction

The 166 2.5 V6 24v is an automobile from Alfa Romeo, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2.5 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 187 bhp (190 PS/139 kW) at 6200 rpm and 222 N·m (164 lb·ft/22.6 kgm) at 5000 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual set of gears.
The Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v weighs a quoted 1490 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed claimed is 225 km/h or 140 mph, claimed fuel consumption figures are 16.3/8.6/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v data
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 106.3
Track/tread (front) 1545 60.8
Track/tread (rear) 1532 60.3
Length 4720 185.8
Width 1815 71.5
Height 1416 55.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1490 kg 3285 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.5 litre
2492 cc
(152.071 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 68.3 mm
3.46 × 2.69 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.29
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
190 PS (187 bhp) (139 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
75 bhp/litre
1.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
222 Nm (164 ft·lb) (22.6 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
89.09 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME2.1 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1119.5 kPa (162.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 415.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.40 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.60 s
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 127.25 PS/g
93.59 kW/g
125.5 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.69 kg/kW
17.85 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16.3/8.6/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km16.3/8.6/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre6.1/11.6/8.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.3/32.8/24.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.4/27.4/20.6 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 264.48 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.LW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/55 WR 16
Tyres rear 205/55 WR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 308 mm
Rear brake diameter 276 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.91
Final drive ratio 3.56
general
Carfolio.com ID40590
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v added 1998-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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