Alfa Romeo Alfasud, 1978 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body designed by Italdesign with a front positioned engine delivering its power to the front wheels. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.3 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 68 bhp (69 PS/51 kW) at 6000 rpm and 99 N·m (73 lb·ft/10.1 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual 'box transfers the power to the driven wheels. Its quoted kerb weight is 870 kg.

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Key facts

Alfa Romeo Alfasud, 1978 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3934 mm
How heavy?
870 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1287 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
69 PS / 68 bhp / 51 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
99 Nm / 73 ft.lb / 10.1 kgm @ 3500 rpm

Alfa Romeo Alfasud models

2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1490 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW 870 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1351 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 865 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1351 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 915 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1490 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 915 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1351 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 870 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1490 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 865 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1351 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 915 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1351 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 890 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1351 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 870 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1490 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 870 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1490 cm3 85 PS 84 bhp 63 kW 925 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1287 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 838 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 915 kg
Alfa-Romeo Alfasud -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 838 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 860 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 838 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 810 kg
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2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 810 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 830 kg

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1978 Alfa Romeo Alfasud data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerItaldesign
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2455 96.7
Track/tread (front) 1384 54.5
Track/tread (rear) 1351 53.2
Length 3934 154.9
Width 1590 62.6
Height 1370 53.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight 870 kg 1918
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 1.3 litre
1287 cc
(78.538 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 64 mm
3.15 × 2.52 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
69 PS (68 bhp) (51 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52.8 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
99 Nm (73 ft·lb) (10.1 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.92 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 966.6 kPa (140.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 321.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 79.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
58.28 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
78.16 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.16 kg/kW
28.66 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.93
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID41338
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1978 Alfa Romeo Alfasud added before December 1995.
Last modified 2015-07-19.