Alfa Romeo Brera: Roaring Into The Fashion World

Italian Company Alfa Romeo manufactured the sports car Alfa Romeo Brera during 2005-2010. It was also known as Type 939.

The Other Brand

The company did not produce only Alfa Romeo but it also manufactured another model also. The other model is Spider roadster that came a year later in 2006 and also continued production till 2010. Incidentally, both these models were manufactured by Pininfarina.

Marketing Features

Marketing features of Brera and Spider are as follows.

- The company manufactured 21,786 units of Brera.

- In addition; 12,488 pieces of Spider was also built by the company.

End of the Era

Both these models marketed by Alfa Romeo were in production up to 2010 when both stopped simultaneously. Some of the vehicles were still available in the market to be sold out in 2011. After that these models disappeared from the market.

The Concept Car

Originally the car was designed as one of the concept cars that made their appearances in the Motor Show in Geneva that was held in the year 2002.

- Concept design was created by Italian designer Giorgetto Giugiaro.

- Maserati V8 engine was the driving force of the car.

- The engine could produce 400 PS that equals to 290kw or around 390 hp.

Announcement of Production

As the Brera received huge positive reviews and acclaims during the concept display, the company finally decided to produce it. The announcement came up in 2005.

Brera in Europe

When Brera was marketed in Europe, it came with two types of petrol engines.

- The first one was 185 PS that equals 136kw and 182 hp running at 2.2 liters. This version was also available with 260 PS equaling 190kw and 260 hp running at 3.2 liters.

- Second one was 210 PS that equals 150kw and 210 hp running at 2.4 liters of turbo diesel.

Both the 2.2 liter petrol version as well as the diesel version vehicles is front wheel drive. On the other hand the V6 has a Torsen 4-wheel drive feature. This particular driving feature is similar to some other models manufactured by the Company.

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Technical Characteristics of Alfa Romeo Brera

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Alfa Romeo Brera 3.2 JTS V6 24v produced by Alfa Romeo (IT).

Body Type Fixed-head coupe 2 doors
Weight 1615 Kg
Length 4410 mm
Height 1341 mm
Wheelbase 2528 mm
Front Track 1579 mm
Rear Track 1559 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 70 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System MED 7.6.2 direct injection
Max Power 260HP (191 kW) @ 6200 rpm
Max Torque 322Nm @ 4500 rpm
CO2 Emissions 260 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 3195 cc
Bore 89 mm
Stroke 86 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders n/a
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 24
Compression Ratio 11.25:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7?J x 17 / 7?J x 17
Standard Tyres 225/50 R 17 / 225/50 R 17
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 7 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 16.4 l/100km
Road 7.9 l/100km
Mixt 11 l/100km