Alfa Romeo 147

The Alfa Romeo 147 is manufactured by Alfa Romeo Automobiles in the year 2000, which continues to the present day. It is a small car which was also listed as the “European Car of the Year” in the year 2001.

The Alfa Romeo was designed by Wolfgang Egger, a German car designer and Walter de’Silva an Italian car designer. The outer looks of the car is a highlight which received a number of awards.

2003 Alfa Romeo 147 GTA

In the year 2002, a high performance 147 GTA model has been launched as a competitor to BMW 130i, Renault Megane RS, Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R32. It consisted of a 3.2 V6 engine with 6-speed manual transmission. It delivered an output power of 247 hp and the top speed is 153 mph.

A number of modifications were done to the Alfa Romeo 147 in the year 2004 which included the new headlights and rear lights, front grille and interiors. Also, the powerful engine and suspensions has been used.

Alfa Romeo 147 red

The Alfa Romeo 147 has received around 27 awards, among them the famous ones are “European Car of the Year” in the year 2001, “The Golden Steering Wheel’ in 2000 and “Brazil Import Car of the Year” in 2002.

Over the years, the petrol engines used in the Alfa Romeo 147 are

• 1.6 TS I4 engine with 1598 cc with output power of 77 KW and torque of 140 Nm with a top speed of 115 mph.
• 1.6 TS I4 engine with 1598 cc with output power of 88 KW and torque of 146 Nm with a top speed of 121 mph.
• 2.0 TS I4 engine with 1970 cc with output power of 110 KW and torque of 181 Nm with a top speed of 129 mph.
• 3.2 GTA V6 engine with 3179 cc with output power of 184 KW and torque of 300 Nm with a top speed of 153 mph.

The diesel engines are

• 1.9 JTD 8V I4 engine with 1910 cc with output power of 74 KW and torque of 200 Nm with a top speed of 114 mph.
• 1.9 JTD 8V I4 engine with 1910 cc with output power of 85 KW and torque of 275 Nm with a top speed of 119 mph.
• 1.9 JTD 8V M-Jet I4 engine with 1910 cc with output power of 88 KW and torque of 280 Nm with a top speed of 120 mph.
• 1.9 JTD 16V M-Jet I4 engine with 1910 cc with output power of 103 KW and torque of 305 Nm with a top speed of 128 mph.
• 1.9 JTD 16V M-Jet I4 engine with 1910 cc with output power of 110 KW and torque of 305 Nm with a top speed of 129 mph.
• 1.9 JTD 16V M-Jet I4 engine with 1910 cc with output power of 125 KW and torque of 330 Nm with a top speed of 134 mph.

2007 Alfa Romeo 147 Murphy and Nye

Specifications

Vehicle Type: - small family car, 3 and 5-door hatchback
Petrol engines: -1.6L TSI4, 2.0L TSI4 and 3.2L V6
Diesel engine: - 1.9L JTDI4
Transmission: - 5-speed manual and 6-speed Manual
Wheelbase: - 100.2 in
Length: - 166.3 in
Width: - 68.1 in
Height: - 56.8 in