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CG 1200 S Coupé

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 CG 1200 S Coupé

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1204 cm3 / 73.5 cu in / 73.5 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 188 km/h / 117 mph / 117 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CGIssued from1972
Model1200 S CoupéIssued until
Serie1200Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCGCountryFR

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4020 mm / 158.3 in / 158.3 inTotal (curb) weight660 kg / 1455 lb / 1455 lb
Width1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inDry weight
Height1180 mm / 46.5 in / 46.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2220 mm / 87.4 in / 87.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1234 mm / 48.6 in / 48.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance125 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.0 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 constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supply2 So 35 PHH 5 carbsEngine displacement1204 cm3 / 73.5 cu in / 73.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity301.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.368 cu in/cylinder / 18.368 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)25.4 kW / 34.0 hp / 34.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.7 kW/l / 1.157 bhp/cu in / 1.157 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque88.0 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.96
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.89

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed188 km/h / 117 mph / 117 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio128.8 kW/ton / 97.6 bhp/ton / 97.6 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 locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.25Turning circle10.4 m / 34.1 ft / 34.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Transverse leaf spring, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front4.5Wheels rear4.5
Tyres front145 x 13Tyres rear155 x 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front221 mm / 8.7 in / 8.7 inBrake diameter rear221 mm / 8.7 in / 8.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of CG 1200 S Coupé

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