Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTC
|Body style||2-door cabriolet|
|Engine||1.6 L DOHC I4|
|Length||4,080 mm (160.6 in)|
|Width||1,580 mm (62.2 in)|
|Height||1,315 mm (51.8 in)|
|Curb weight||905 kg (2,000 lb)|
The Giulia Sprint GTC was a Cabriolet version produced in limited numbers from 1964 to 1966
The Giulia Sprint GTC was produced in very limited numbers making them rare today with a total production of 1000 in right and left hand drive versions. Only 99 were made for the British and South African market.The car was based on the Giulia Sprint GT, with the cabriolet modification carried out by Touring of Milan. Besides the cabriolet top, a distinguishing feature is the dashboard finished in black instead of grey crackle.
The model was badged with a script reading "Giulia Sprint GTC" on the bootlid.To restore some of the bodyshell rigidity lost by removing the fixed roof and pillars, Carrozzeria Touring added reinforcement to several areas of the bodyshell. Through the production life of the model, several modifications to the reinforcement applied were made by Touring, apparently in an effort to improve the stiffening achieved.
With integral type chassis the front suspensionwas independent with wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar and telescopic dampers, at the rear rigid axle, trailing links, upper bracket, coil springs and telescopic dampers. The light 1,570 cu cm 4 cylinder ,4 stroke engine with light alloy.block and head came fitted with 2 Weber 40 DCOE-4 or Solex 40 PHH-2 horizontal twin barrel carburettors giving 121 hp at 6,000 rpm and top speed of 113.1 mph, 182 km/h with fully synchromesh 5 speed gearbox with power to the rear wheels .
PERFORMANCE: Giulia Sprint GTC
- Engine capacity: 95.80 cu in, 1,570 cu cm
- Fuel consumption: 29.7 m/imp gal, 24.8 m/US gal, 9.5 X 100 km
- Max speed: 113.1 mph, 182 km/h
- Max power (SAE): 121 hp at 6,000 rpm
- Max torque (SAE): 111 1b ft, 15.3 kg m at 3,000 rpm
- Max engine rpm: 6,000
- Specific power: 77.1 hp/l
- Power-weight ratio: 19 lb/hp, 8.6 kg/hp
Carrozzeria Touring was in financial trouble when the Giulia Spring GTC went into production. The company went out of business shortly after production of this model ended.
Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTC Technical details and specifications (1964-1966)
4 stroke; cylinders: 4, vertical, in line
bore and stroke: 3.07 x 3.23 in, 78 x 82 mm
engine capacity: 95.80 in cu, 1,570 cu cm
compression ratio: 9
cylinder block: light alloy. wet liners
cylinder head: light alloy, hemispherical combustion chambers
crankshaft bearings: 5
valves: 2 per cylinder, overhead, Vee-slanted, thimble tappets
camshafts: 2, overhead
lubrication: gear pump, full flow filter
carburation: 2 Weber 40 DCOE-4 or Solex 40 PHH-2 horizontal twin barrel carburettors
fuel feed: mechanical pump
cooling system: water
driving wheels: rear
clutch: single dry plate
gearbox: mechanical; gears: 5 + reverse
synchromesh gears: all
gearbox ratios: 1st 3.304, 2nd 1.988, 3rd 1.355, 4th 1, 5th 0.791, rev 3.010
gear lever location: central
final drive: hypoid bevel
axle ratio: 4.555.
front suspension: independent, wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar, telescopic dampers
rear suspension: rigid axle, trailing links, upper bracket, coil springs, telescopic dampers.
recirculating ball or worm and roller
turns of steering wheel lock to lock: 4.
turning circle (between walls): 35.1 ft, 10.7 m
disc (front diameter 11.26 in, 286 mm, rear 9.69 in, 246 mm), servo
area rubbed by linings: total 366.82 sq in, 2,366 sq cm.
voltage: 12 V
battery: 40 Ah
generator type: dynamo, 300 W
ignition distributor: Bosch or Marelli
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
wheel base: 92.52 in, 2,350 mm
front track: 51.57 in, 1,310 mm; rear track: 50 in, 1,270 mm
overall length: 160.63 in, 4,080 mm
overall width: 62.20 in, 1,580 mm
overall height: 51.97 in, 1,320 mm
ground clearance: 4.33 in, 110 mm
dry weight: 2,293 1b, 1,040 kg
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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTC Maintenance and Service Guide (1964-1966)
Fuel: 92 oct petrol
Engine oil change: 10.03 imp pt, 12.05 US pt, 5.7 1, SAE 20W-40, change every 3,700 miles, 6,000 km
Total lubricating system capacity: 11.44 imp pt, 13.74 US pt
Gearbox oil: 2.82 imp pt, 3.38 US pt, 1.6 1, SAE 90, change every 7,500 miles, 12,000 km
Cooling system capacity: 13.20 imp pt, 15.85 US pt
Final drive oil: 2.11 imp pt, 2.54 US pt, 1.2 1, SAE 90, change every 7,500 miles, 12,000 km
Greasing: every 3,700 miles, 6,000 km, 3 points
Tappet clearances: inlet 0.018-0.020 in, 0.47-0.50 mm, exhaust 0.020-0.022 in, 0.52-0.55 mm
Valve timing: inlet opens 36°50' before tdc and closes 60°50' after bdc, exhaust opens 54°10' before bdc and closes 30°10' after tdc
Normal tyre pressure: front 26 psi, 1.8 atm, rear 27 psi, 1.9 atm.
Width of rims: 4.5"
Tyres: 155 x 15
Fuel tank capacity: 10.1 imp gal, 12.1 US gal
Carrying capacity: 706 1b, 320 kg
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