1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v

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.

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Alfa-Romeo 166
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Key facts

1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v information summary

What body style?
4 door 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: 8.4 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph
How economical?
16.3/8.6/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

Alfa Romeo 166 models

Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 185 PS 182 bhp 136 kW 198.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 192.0 CO2 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 198.0 CO2 1540 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5A 2387 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW 235.0 CO2 1580 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2492 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 284.0 CO2 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 310.0 CO2 1550 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 3179 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 297.0 CO2 1540 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1970 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 230.0 CO2 1420 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.4 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 2387 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 199.0 CO2 1565 kg
Alfa-Romeo 166  -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1970 cm3 155 PS 153 bhp 114 kW 1420 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1996 cm3 205 PS 202 bhp 151 kW 1495 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.4 JTD -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2387 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1490 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2492 cm3 190 PS 187 bhp 139 kW 1520 kg
Alfa Romeo 166 3.0 V6 24v -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 2959 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2959 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 1550 kg

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1998 Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24v data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
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
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
Valve gear 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 8.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 28.6 s
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 127.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
93.59 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
125.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
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/100km16.3/8.6/11.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/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
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
Braked area
Gearbox 5
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.