1990 Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf

Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style styled by Pininfarina with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. The Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3 litre, single overhead camshaft 60 degree V 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 264 N·m (195 lb·ft/26.9 kgm) at 4400 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. The stated weight at the kerb is 1429 kg. Maximum speed stated is 237 km/h (147 mph).

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Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf -
Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf
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Key facts

1990 Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4554 mm
How heavy?
1429 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2959 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
264 Nm / 195 ft.lb / 26.9 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.7 s
How fast?
237 km/h, 147 mph

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2959 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1510 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1996 cm3 210 PS 207 bhp 154 kW 1440 kg

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1990 Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2659 104.7
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4554 179.3
Width 1760 69.3
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1429 kg 3150
Weight distribution 58 % front
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 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 3 litre
2959 cc
(180.569 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 72.6 mm
3.66 × 2.86 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.28
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 67.6 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 264 Nm (195 ft·lb) (26.9 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque 89.22 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo Mot fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1121.2 kPa (162.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 237 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 141.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
104.37 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
139.96 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.58 kg/kW
16 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.92
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID40645
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Alfa Romeo 164 Cloverleaf added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.