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Alfa Romeo 146 1.6 T. Spark 16V


type 4/5S SAL
doors 5

Engine information

Bore × stroke 82.00 mm x 75.65 mm 3.23 in x 2.98 in
Cylinders S-4
Displace 1.6 litre 1598 cc (97.516 cu in)
Engine type DOHC
Valves 4 valves per cylinder | 16 valves in total
Engine construction
Sump Wet sumped
Compression ratio 10.30:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic M 1.5.5 fuel inj.
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h 10.50 s
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km 31.50 s
Top speed 197 km/h (122 mph)
Fuel consumption 11.3/6.6/8.3 l/100km urban/combined/mixed
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 99.16 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1132.4 kPa (164.2 psi)
Specific torque 90.11 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.08
Unitary capacity 399.5 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2540 mm
wheelbase 100 in
Length (milimeters) 4235 mm
Length (inches) 166.7 in
Width (milimeters) 1712 mm
Width (inches) 67.4 in
Height (milimeters) 1426 mm
Height (inches) 56.1 in
L:W ratio 1.67
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1190 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2624 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 51 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 11.2 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 13.5 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Transverse
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.50 m
Tyres 185/60 HR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Brake ∅ 257 mm
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 16.7
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1999 Alfa Romeo 146 1.6 T. Spark 16V PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1999

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