Alfa Romeo Nuvola

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Alfa Romeo Nuvola
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Overview
Manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Production 1996
Designer Walter de Silva at Centro Stile Alfa Romeo
Body and chassis
Class Concept car
Body style Coupe
Layout F4
Powertrain
Engine 2.5L twin-turbo V6
Transmission 6-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,600 mm (100 in)
Length 4,286 mm (168.7 in)
Width 1,859 mm (73.2 in)[1]

The Alfa Romeo Nuvola concept car was released at the Paris International Auto Show in 1996. It is a 2-door coupe featuring a 2.5 litre (2492 cc), twin-turbo 60-degree V6 coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission which puts out 300 PS (221 kW; 296 hp) at 6000 rpm and 285 lb·ft (386 N·m) at 3000 rpm. The car has a top speed of 174 mph (280 km/h) and can accelerate from zero to 60 mph (97 km/h) in six seconds. The Nuvola was named after the legendary Italian race driver Tazio Nuvolari. The Nuvola has a front-mounted engine and four wheel drive.[2]

The car is based on a separate tubular aluminium frame with the body made of polyester,[1] designed to handle virtually any body style, from coupe to station wagon.

The prototype is currently on display at the Alfa Romeo History Museum in Arese, Italy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alfa Romeo Nuvola de 1996". autosital.com. Retrieved 2007-09-13.  (French)
  2. ^ "996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola Concept". supercars.net. Retrieved 2007-09-13.