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Datsun Laurel 2.4 Automatic

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Datsun Laurel 2.4 Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2393 cm3 / 146.0 cu in / 146.0 cu in, 84.3 kW / 113.0 hp / 113.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DatsunIssued from1979
ModelLaurel 2.4 AutomaticIssued until
SerieLaurelNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDatsunCountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4625 mm / 182.1 in / 182.1 inTotal (curb) weight1185 kg / 2612 lb / 2612 lb
Width1689 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2670 mm / 105.1 in / 105.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1379 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1369 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.6 sq ft / 21.6 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) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerDatsunValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.7 mm / 2.90 in / 2.90 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.13
Fuel supply1 Hi carbEngine displacement2393 cm3 / 146.0 cu in / 146.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity398.83 cm3/cylinder / 24.338 cu in/cylinder / 24.338 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power84.3 kW / 113.0 hp / 113.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque175.0 N·m / 129.1 lb·ft / 129.1 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)33.7 kW / 45.2 hp / 45.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.2 kW/l / 0.774 bhp/cu in / 0.774 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.1 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.4 kW/ton / 72.3 bhp/ton / 72.3 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 ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Datsun Laurel 2.4 Automatic

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