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Datsun 280 ZX 2 Seats

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Datsun 280 ZX 2 Seats

3-door 2-seater coupé, 6-cylinder V engine, 2753 cm3 / 168.0 cu in / 168.0 cu in, 104.0 kW / 139.5 hp / 139.5 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 202.0 N·m / 149.0 lb·ft / 149.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DatsunIssued from1979
Model280 ZX 2 SeatsIssued until
Serie280Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDatsunCountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4350 mm / 171.3 in / 171.3 inTotal (curb) weight1205 kg / 2657 lb / 2657 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2330 mm / 91.7 in / 91.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
FuelStroke79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2753 cm3 / 168.0 cu in / 168.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity458.90 cm3/cylinder / 28.004 cu in/cylinder / 28.004 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power104.0 kW / 139.5 hp / 139.5 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque202.0 N·m / 149.0 lb·ft / 149.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.6 kW / 55.8 hp / 55.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.8 kW/l / 0.830 bhp/cu in / 0.830 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque73.4 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio117.8 kW/ton / 89.3 bhp/ton / 89.3 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Datsun 280 ZX 2 Seats

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