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Bitter Type III

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Bitter Type III

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2969 cm3 / 181.2 cu in / 181.2 cu in, 149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BitterIssued from1990
ModelType IIIIssued until
SerieType IIINumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBitterCountryDE

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

Length4450 mm / 175.2 in / 175.2 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1395 mm / 54.9 in / 54.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2380 mm / 93.7 in / 93.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.8 mm / 2.75 in / 2.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.36
Fuel supplyBo Motronic fuel inj.Engine displacement2969 cm3 / 181.2 cu in / 181.2 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity494.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.196 cu in/cylinder / 30.196 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.0 kW / 80.4 hp / 80.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.5 kW/l / 1.110 bhp/cu in / 1.110 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque90.9 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.72
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.60 s / 8.60 s / 8.60 sFuel 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 ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bitter Type III

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