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Alfa Romeo Giulietta Gets New JTDM Diesel Engine

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Alfa Romeo announced a new edition of the gorgeous Giulietta in the British market powered by a 140-hp version of the super efficient JTDM diesel engine. The JTDM-2 MultiJet Common Rail system features advanced solution for controlling high injection pressures.

This technology is also presented with the 1.6 liter 105 PS and the 170 PS 2.0 liter units, but in this new variant it develops 140 PS. The torque output depends on where you leave the DNS selector. In normal modes it has 320 Nm at 1500 rpm, bu tin the Dynamic mode it generates 350 Nm at just 1750 rpm.

This engine really excels at fuel consumption and Co2 emissions ratings. It achieves 62.8 mpg in the combined cycle with 119 g/km Co2. The performance is not that shabby either, with 0 – 62 mph in 9 seconds and top speed of 127 mph.

To meet Euro V standards, the car’s also equipped with DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) and Start&Stop as standard. Moreover, advanced exhaust gas treatment technologies have been used, namely a close coupled diesel particulate filter and a built-in EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) system that improves control of temperature and gas flow, simultaneously guaranteeing lower emissions and reduced fuel consumption.

One other advantage of this new engine is particularly long servicing interval, which is every 21,000 miles.

TECH SPEC

2.0 JTDM-2 140 bhp
CHARACTERISTICS
No. of cylinders, arrangement 4 in line
Bore x stroke (mm) 83 x 90.4
Displacement (cc) 1956
Compression ratio 16.5 :1
Max. power output: bhp (kW-EC) at rpm 140 (103) 4000
Peak torque: Nm (kgm-EC) at rpm (NORMAL) 320 (32.5) 1500
Peak torque: Nm (kgm-EC) at rpm (DYNAMIC) 350 (35.6) 1750
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM (12V)
Battery: capacity (Ah) / Generator (A) 72 / 600
TRANSMISSION
Drive Front
Number of gears 6 + 1R
TYRES
Standard version 205/55 R16
STEERING
Steering system Rack and pinion with power steering
Turning circle (m) 10.9
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson independent with anti-roll bar
Rear Multilink system
BRAKES – (DISCS)
Front (mm) 305
Rear (mm) 264
WEIGHTS – TANK CAPACITY
Fuel tank capacity (litres) 60
Kerb weight DIN (kg) 1320
Max towable weight (kg) 1300
PERFORMANCE
Top speed mph (km/h) 127 (205)
Acceleration (driver + 30 kg): 0 – 62 mph (s) 9.0
FUEL CONSUMPTION – EMISSIONS*
urban cycle mpg (l/100km) 50.4 (5.6)
extra urban cycle mpg (l/100km) 72.4 (3.9)
combined cycle mpg (l/100km) 62.8 (4.5)
Exhaust emissions –  CO2 (g/km) 119
Emissions Standard EURO 5

PRICE LIST

Alfa Romeo Giulietta – January 2011

Basic Price VAT Retail Price OTR Charges Total OTR BIK Rate(Benefit inKind)
2.0 JTDM-2 140 bhp Lusso £16,787.06 £3,357.41 £20,144.47 £605.53 £20,750.00 13%
2.0 JTDM-2 140 bhp Veloce £17,870.39 £3,574.08 £21,444.47 £605.53 £22,050.00
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