2009 Alfa Spider and Brera New Engines Detailed
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The first of them will be the petrol powered 1.8l turbocharged four cylinder engine, capable of developing 200 horsepower and 320 Nm of torque. The vehicles powered by this engine will be able to reach a top speed of 235 km/hour (146 mph), with zero to 100 km/hour (62 mph) in either 7.7 seconds (Brera) or 7.8 seconds (Spider). These specifications make the engine have about the same performance as a bigger 3.0l unit.
As for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, the Alfa Brera equipped with the 1.8l engine will eat up 8.1l of fuel for every 100 km (29 mpg) and put out 189g of CO2 each kilometer. The Spider is situated close by, as it uses 8.2l to travel 100 km (28 mpg) and emits 192g of CO2 into the atmosphere every kilometer.
Alfa Romeo 159. The unit will develop 170 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 360 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm. Thanks to it, the cars can reach 100 km/hour from a standstill in 8.8 seconds (Brera) and 9.0 seconds (Spider). Top speed is 218 km/hour (135 mph) for both models.
Both of the models will benefit in the 2009 MY version from seven airbags, dual zone climate control, cruise control and MP3 player. Optionally, customers can go for xenon headlights, tire pressure sensors, infotainment system with wheel mounted remote and Blue&Me navigation system.
Both Alfa Romeo Spider and the Brera are available with a starting price of 29,800 euros.
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