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CG 1000 Spider

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 CG 1000 Spider

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 944 cm3 / 57.6 cu in / 57.6 cu in, 38.0 kW / 51.0 hp / 51.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 75.0 N·m / 55.3 lb·ft / 55.3 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 160 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CGIssued from1968
Model1000 SpiderIssued until
Serie1000Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCGCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4026 mm / 158.5 in / 158.5 inTotal (curb) weight640 kg / 1411 lb / 1411 lb
Width1539 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inDry weight
Height1181 mm / 46.5 in / 46.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2220 mm / 87.4 in / 87.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1242 mm / 48.9 in / 48.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1255 mm / 49.4 in / 49.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity36 l / 7.9 UK gal / 9.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.54 m2 / 16.6 sq ft / 16.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore68.0 mm / 2.68 in / 2.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEngine displacement944 cm3 / 57.6 cu in / 57.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity236.00 cm3/cylinder / 14.402 cu in/cylinder / 14.402 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power38.0 kW / 51.0 hp / 51.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque75.0 N·m / 55.3 lb·ft / 55.3 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)15.2 kW / 20.4 hp / 20.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.2 kW/l / 0.885 bhp/cu in / 0.885 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.5 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed160 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio79.7 kW/ton / 60.4 bhp/ton / 60.4 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 locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.2 m / 30.2 ft / 30.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Transverse leaf springSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145 x 13Tyres rear155 x 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of CG 1000 Spider

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