Alfa Romeo Disco Volante 

  • built in Italy
  • 2013
  • 450 HP 4.7L
  • 181 mph
 
To ensure excellent handling the front and rear double-wishbone suspension scheme is combined with hub carriers of forged aluminium and additional trailing arms for the rear suspension.
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Therefore it forms the perfect basis for the coach-built bodywork of the Disco Volante, integrally conserving the rolling chassis and drive train.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

Top speed

Disco Volante
181 mph
Veyron
253 mph
GT 86
140 mph

Data points Key details of the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

Number built

Disco Volante
1 car
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Disco Volante
450 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

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Alfa Romeo Disco Volante

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To ensure excellent handling the front and rear double-wishbone suspension scheme is combined with hub carriers of forged aluminium and additional trailing arms for the rear suspension.
Therefore it forms the perfect basis for the coach-built bodywork of the Disco Volante, integrally conserving the rolling chassis and drive train.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Alfa Romeo
Type of car Production car
Year 2013
Number built 1 car

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Mechanical LSD, VDC Stability Control
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.21:1
  2. 2: 2.05:1
  3. 3: 1.44:1
  4. 4: 1.11:1
  5. 5: 0.9:1
  6. 6: 0.76:1
Axle ratio 4.18:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 508/? 228
Rear wheels 508/? 266

physical dimensions

Width 80 in
Height 51.5 in
Length 181.9 in
Front track width 62.6 in
Wheelbase 103.9 in

road tests

Top speed 181 mph

power & handling

Maximum hp 450 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 346 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Max RPM 7,500 RPM
Weight distribution 49%/51%
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,691 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.33 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves
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