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Gazza82's 1998 Alfa Romeo 156 TSpark 2.0









Specifications

VITAL STATISTICS
Body 4 dr saloon Cd n/a Front/rear tracks 1511/1498mm Turning circle 11.1m Min/max front leg room 870/1110mm Max front head room 940mm Min/max rear leg room890mm Interior width front/rear 1530/1500mm Min/max boot width 960/1320mm Boot length 910mm Loading height 750mm VDA boot volume 378 litres/dm
ENGINE
Layout 4 cyl in line, 1970cc
Max power 155bhp at 6400rpm
Max torque 138lb ft at 3950rpm
Specific output 78bhp per litre
Power to weight 123bhp per tonne
Torque to weight 109lb ft per tonne
Installation Front, transverse, front-wheel drive
Construction Aluminium alloy head and block
Bore/stroke 83.0/91.0mm
Valve gear 4 valves per cyl, dohc
Compression ratio 10.1:1
Ignition and fuel Bosch Motronic M1.5.5 MPI, twin sparks per cyl, electronic ignition and injection
GEARBOX, SUSPENSION, STEERING, BRAKES
Type 5-speed manual
Ratios/mph per 1000 rpm
1st
3.54/5.9 2nd 2.24/9.3 3rd 1.52/13.7 4th 1.16/17.9 5th 0.95/21.8
Final drive 3.56:1
Front Wishbones, coils, anti-roll bar
Rear Struts, coils, anti-roll bar
Type Rack & Pinion, power assisted
Turns lock-to-lock 2.2
Front 284mm ventilated discs
Rear 251mm solid discs
WHEELS AND TYRES
Wheel size 6.5Jx15in (optional 16in alloy)
Made of Steel, Alloy option
Tyres 205/60 VR15 (205/55 ZR16 on alloys)
Spare Space-saver 125/70 R15(?)

Performance

Performance Figures for 156 2.0litre TSpark Manual.
Running on optional 16" alloys with 205/55/16 tyres
As tested by Autocar and published 5 November 1997
Performance Acceleration through the gears (sec) Acceleration in 3rd/4th/5th (sec)
5th 129mph/5910rpm 10-30 mph 8.2/-/- 10-30 mph 8.2/-/-
4th 125/7000 0-40 mph 4.4 20-40 mph 7.4/10.1/14.1
3rd 96/7000 0-50 mph 6.2 30-50 mph 6.2/9.3/12.9
2nd 65/7000 0-60 mph 8.1 40-60 mph 5.7/9.1/12.3
1st 41/7000 0-70 mph 10.7 50-70 mph 5.9/9.1/12.4
0-80 mph 13.8 60-80 mph 6.4/8.4/11.1
0-90 mph 17.6 70-90 mph 7.4/8.8/11.0
0-100 mph 22.0 80-100 mph 8.1/9.6/12.4
30-70 mph 7.8 Braking: 60-0 mph 2.6 sec
Standing Quarter Mile 16.0/90mph
Standing Kilometre 29.1/113mph