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De Lorean DMC-12

(1981 model)

Brief specs of 1981 De Lorean DMC-12

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2849 cm3 / 173.9 cu in / 173.9 cu in, 96.9 kW / 129.9 hp / 129.9 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 207.0 N·m / 152.7 lb·ft / 152.7 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)De LoreanIssued from1981
ModelDMC-12Issued until
SerieDMCNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDe LoreanCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4270 mm / 168.1 in / 168.1 inTotal (curb) weight1244 kg / 2743 lb / 2743 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1170 mm / 46.1 in / 46.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2408 mm / 94.8 in / 94.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1660 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inWeight distribution (front)38.0 % / 38.0 % / 38.0 %
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity51 l / 11.2 UK gal / 13.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 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 Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerPRVValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore91.0 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.25
Fuel supplyBo K-Jetronic fuel inj.Engine displacement2849 cm3 / 173.9 cu in / 173.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity474.83 cm3/cylinder / 28.976 cu in/cylinder / 28.976 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power96.9 kW / 129.9 hp / 129.9 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque207.0 N·m / 152.7 lb·ft / 152.7 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)45.8 kW / 61.4 hp / 61.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.0 kW/l / 0.747 bhp/cu in / 0.747 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.7 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) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.60 s / 9.60 s / 9.60 sPower-to-weight ratio104.5 kW/ton / 79.2 bhp/ton / 79.2 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-lock2.65Turning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of De Lorean DMC-12

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