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AMC Javelin AMX 5.9

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 AMC Javelin AMX 5.9

2-door 4-seater coupé, 8-cylinder V engine, 5898 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in, 130.0 kW / 174.3 hp / 174.3 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 AMX 5.9Issued until
SerieJavelinNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAMCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4880 mm / 192.1 in / 192.1 inTotal (curb) weight1467 kg / 3234 lb / 3234 lb
Width1920 mm / 75.6 in / 75.6 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 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 constructionBore103.6 mm / 4.08 in / 4.08 in
FuelStroke87.3 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement5898 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity735.91 cm3/cylinder / 44.908 cu in/cylinder / 44.908 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power130.0 kW / 174.3 hp / 174.3 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 typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)52.0 kW / 69.7 hp / 69.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.4 kW/l / 0.492 bhp/cu in / 0.492 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) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

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 ratio120.9 kW/ton / 91.6 bhp/ton / 91.6 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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of AMC Javelin AMX 5.9

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