Key facts

1996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola Concept information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4286 mm
What size engine?
3 litre, 2959 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
387 Nm / 285 / 39.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6 s
How fast?
280 km/h, 174 mph

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1996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola technical specifications


The Nuvola is an automobile from Alfa Romeo, with all wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
The Alfa Romeo Nuvola's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 387 N·m (285 lb·ft/39.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Top quoted speed is 280 km/h (174 mph).
1996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola data
1996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola Concept data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2600 102.4
Track/tread (front) 1577 62.1
Track/tread (rear) 1602 63.1
Length 4286 168.7
Width 1859 73.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 101.4 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 387 Nm (285 ft·lb) (39.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 130.79 Nm/litre
1.58 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1643.5 kPa (238.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 493.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 280 km/h (174 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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 all wheel drive  
Torque split
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
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID89463
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola added 2001-11-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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