1985 Alfa Romeo 90 2.4 Turbodiesel 162 A3

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The 4 cylinder, overhead valve turbocharged engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2.4 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 108 bhp (110 PS/81 kW) at 4200 rpm and 235 Nm (173 lbft/24 kgm) at 2300 rpm respectively. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1250 kg. The Alfa Romeo 90 2.4 Turbodiesel is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 178 km/h (111 mph).

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1985 Alfa Romeo 90 2.4 Turbodiesel 162 A3 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4390 mm
How heavy?
1250 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2393 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
110 PS / 108 bhp / 81 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
235 Nm / 173 ft.lb / 24 kgm @ 2300 rpm
How fast?
178 km/h, 111 mph

Alfa Romeo 90 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 1997 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1080 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1962 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1080 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1779 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1080 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1962 cm3 128 PS 126 bhp 94 kW 1090 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2492 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW 1170 kg

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1985 Alfa Romeo 90 2.4 Turbodiesel data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2510 98.8
Track/tread (front) 1370 53.9
Track/tread (rear) 1360 53.5
Length 4390 172.8
Width 1640 64.6
Height 1420 55.9
Ground clearance 120 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1250 kg 2756
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 49 litres 10.8 UK Gal 12.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.35
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer VM
Engine code VM 81A
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2393 cc
(146.03 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 90 mm
3.62 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
110 PS (108 bhp) (81 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
45.1 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
235 Nm (173 ft·lb) (24 kgm)
at 2300 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
98.2 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; alloy heads
sump
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bo diesel inj. pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1234.1 kPa (179 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 598.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor 1 KKK turbocharger
Intercooler
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.9 s
Standing kilometre 35 s
Maximum speed 178 km/h (111 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 87.6 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
64.43 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
86.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.52 kg/kW
25.93 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 rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 10.10 m
Front suspension I.LongTB.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.TA.WL.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185/70 R 14
Tyres rear 185/70 R 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 261 mm
Rear brake diameter 250 mm
Braked area 2186 cm2
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID98373
Production total
Model code 162 A3
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Alfa Romeo 90 2.4 Turbodiesel added 2002-08-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.