Alfa Romeo Issima

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Alfa Romeo Issima
Overview
ManufacturerAlfa Romeo
Also calledSbarro Issima
Production1996
DesignerSbarro
Body and chassis
ClassConcept car
Body styleRoadster
LayoutFront-engine rear-wheel drive
PlatformDual Frame
Powertrain
Engine5.9L V12 (pair of 3.0 V6)
Transmission5-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase2.66 m (105 in)
Length3.80 m (150 in)
Curb weight1,200 kg (2,646 lb)

The Alfa Romeo Issima is a concept design car by the Swiss engineering company Sbarro. The Issima was introduced at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show, it is equipped with two 3 litre V6, creating a V12 with 500 bhp (373 kW; 507 PS).[1]

Its name derives from the Italian suffix "-issima" ("very very" for feminine names), used on adjectives.

Technical specifications[edit]

  • Engine: 12 cylinders (two V6 twin in line) Alfa Romeo, 4 valves per cylinder[2]
  • configuration: front longitudinal
  • displacement: 5918 cc (2 x 2959 cc)
  • power: 500 bhp (373 kW; 507 PS)
  • chassis: Dual Frame
  • transmission: rear wheel drive
  • gearbox: manual
  • wheels: front : 8,5 x 19 " / rear : 11 x 19 "
  • tracks front/rear : 1,70 / 1,80 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diseno-Art: Alfa Romeo Issima | Concept Cars | Diseno-Art, accessdate: 16. January 2017
  2. ^ italiaspeed.com: the Italian Automotive news information portal for details of the Sbarro Issima concept car: s 3800mm long and 1800mm wide and wei, accessdate: 16. January 2017