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Ascari KZ1

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Ascari KZ1

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4941 cm3 / 301.5 cu in / 301.5 cu in, 372.9 kW / 500.1 hp / 500.1 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 550.0 N·m / 405.7 lb·ft / 405.7 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, 320 km/h / 199 mph / 199 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AscariIssued from2003
ModelKZ1Issued until
SerieKZ1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAscariCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4300 mm / 169.3 in / 169.3 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 lb
Width1852 mm / 72.9 in / 72.9 inDry weight
Height1138 mm / 44.8 in / 44.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2636 mm / 103.8 in / 103.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1569 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inWeight distribution (front)42.0 % / 42.0 % / 42.0 %
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.79 m2 / 19.3 sq ft / 19.3 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 valves32
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement4941 cm3 / 301.5 cu in / 301.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity617.63 cm3/cylinder / 37.690 cu in/cylinder / 37.690 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpdryMax. output power372.9 kW / 500.1 hp / 500.1 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque550.0 N·m / 405.7 lb·ft / 405.7 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)149.2 kW / 200.0 hp / 200.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output75.5 kW/l / 1.658 bhp/cu in / 1.658 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque111.3 N·m/l / 0.97 lb·ft/cu in / 0.97 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.71
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed320 km/h / 199 mph / 199 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio370.4 kW/ton / 280.6 bhp/ton / 280.6 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 locationotherEngine alignment
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.98Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/35 x 19Tyres rear305/30 x 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ascari KZ1

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