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AMC Javelin AMX

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 AMC Javelin AMX

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5899 cm3 / 360.0 cu in / 360.0 cu in, 130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 387.0 N·m / 285.4 lb·ft / 285.4 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AMCIssued from1972
ModelJavelin AMXIssued until
SerieJavelinNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAMCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4871 mm / 191.8 in / 191.8 inTotal (curb) weight1467 kg / 3234 lb / 3234 lb
Width1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inDry weight
Height1292 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2794 mm / 110.0 in / 110.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1516 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance139 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 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 Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerAMCValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore103.6 mm / 4.08 in / 4.08 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.3 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supply1 AM carbEngine displacement5899 cm3 / 360.0 cu in / 360.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity737.38 cm3/cylinder / 44.998 cu in/cylinder / 44.998 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque387.0 N·m / 285.4 lb·ft / 285.4 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.1 kW/l / 0.486 bhp/cu in / 0.486 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque65.6 N·m/l / 0.57 lb·ft/cu in / 0.57 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.87

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio119.3 kW/ton / 90.4 bhp/ton / 90.4 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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock5.1Turning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of AMC Javelin AMX

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