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AC Cobra Mk IV 5.0 V8

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 AC Cobra Mk IV 5.0 V8

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder V engine, 4941 cm3 / 301.5 cu in / 301.5 cu in, 165.0 kW / 221.3 hp / 221.3 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 522.0 N·m / 385.0 lb·ft / 385.0 lb·ft, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ACIssued from1999
ModelCobra Mk IV 5.0 V8Issued until
SerieCobraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAC Cars Group Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3990 l / 140.91 cu ft / 140.91 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1025 kg / 2260 lb / 2260 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1210 mm / 47.6 in / 47.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.80 m2 / 19.4 sq ft / 19.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
FuelStroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.33
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4941 cm3 / 301.5 cu in / 301.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity617.78 cm3/cylinder / 37.699 cu in/cylinder / 37.699 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power165.0 kW / 221.3 hp / 221.3 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque522.0 N·m / 385.0 lb·ft / 385.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output33.4 kW/l / 0.734 bhp/cu in / 0.734 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque105.6 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio219.5 kW/ton / 166.3 bhp/ton / 166.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front220/5016Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of AC Cobra Mk IV 5.0 V8

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