Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta, 1979 MY

The Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta is a 3 door estate/station wagon-bodied car with a front located engine powering the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.4 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 70 bhp (71 PS/52 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 105 N·m (77 lb·ft/10.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels through a 5 speed manual transmission. It weighs a stated 915 kg at the kerb.

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Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3975 mm
How heavy?
915 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1351 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Flat
How much power?
71 PS / 70 bhp / 52 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
105 Nm / 77 ft.lb / 10.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How economical?
7 l/100km at 100 km/h

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 fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1351 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 890 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1287 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW 870 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
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 810 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 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 830 kg
Alfa Romeo Alfasud Berlina -
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1186 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 810 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1986 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 1210 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1485 cm3 65 PS 64 bhp 48 kW 905 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1485 cm3 65 PS 64 bhp 48 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1598 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 1138 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1297 cm3 70 PS 69 bhp 51 kW 900 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1593 cm3 72 PS 71 bhp 53 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 1593 cm3 72 PS 71 bhp 53 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1595 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 940 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1588 cm3 76 PS 75 bhp 56 kW 1005 kg
1979 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2455 96.7
Track/tread (front) 1384 54.5
Track/tread (rear) 1351 53.2
Length 3975 156.5
Width 1590 62.6
Height 1370 53.9
Ground clearance 150 5.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 915 kg 2017
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 1.4 litre
1351 cc
(82.443 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 67.2 mm
3.15 × 2.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
71 PS (70 bhp) (52 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
51.8 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
105 Nm (77 ft·lb) (10.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
77.72 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Solex C32 DIS/41 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 976.7 kPa (141.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 337.75 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 77.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
57.05 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
76.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.53 kg/kW
29.28 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7 l/100km at 100 km/h
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.0 l/100km 100kmph
km/litre14.3 km/l 100kmph
UK MPG40.4 UK MPG 100kmph
US MPG33.6 US MPG 100kmph
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 3.400
Turning circle 9.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LowTrailLi.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.WL.CS.
Wheel size front 5.0
Wheel size rear 5.0
Tyres front 165/70 SR 13
Tyres rear 165/70 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 258 mm
Rear brake diameter 233 mm
Braked area 2248 cm2
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.93
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID94633
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Giardinetta added 2002-06-06.
Last modified 2013-03-25.