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Avanti Avanti II

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Avanti Avanti II

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5736 cm3 / 350.0 cu in / 350.0 cu in, 201.3 kW / 269.9 hp / 269.9 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 488.0 N·m / 359.9 lb·ft / 359.9 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AvantiIssued from1972
ModelAvanti IIIssued until
SerieAvantiNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAvantiCountryUS

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4889 mm / 192.5 in / 192.5 inTotal (curb) weight1406 kg / 3100 lb / 3100 lb
Width1788 mm / 70.4 in / 70.4 inDry weight
Height1371 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2768 mm / 109.0 in / 109.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1457 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1437 mm / 56.6 in / 56.6 inWeight distribution (front)59.0 % / 59.0 % / 59.0 %
Ground clearance190 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 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 Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
FuelStroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supply1 Ro carbEngine displacement5736 cm3 / 350.0 cu in / 350.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity717.00 cm3/cylinder / 43.754 cu in/cylinder / 43.754 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power201.3 kW / 269.9 hp / 269.9 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque488.0 N·m / 359.9 lb·ft / 359.9 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)23.7 kW / 31.8 hp / 31.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.1 kW/l / 0.771 bhp/cu in / 0.771 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.1 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.90 s / 5.90 s / 5.90 sTop (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio192.0 kW/ton / 145.5 bhp/ton / 145.5 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-lock3.5Turning circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Avanti Avanti II

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