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Ecosse Signature

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Ecosse Signature

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 120.8 kW / 162.0 hp / 162.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 284.0 N·m / 209.5 lb·ft / 209.5 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 233 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)EcosseIssued from1988
ModelSignatureIssued until
SerieSignatureNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerEcosseCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4090 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight950 kg / 2094 lb / 2094 lb
Width1675 mm / 65.9 in / 65.9 inDry weight
Height1200 mm / 47.2 in / 47.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1465 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.71 m2 / 18.4 sq ft / 18.4 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 ManufacturerFiatValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supplyBo LE2-Jetronic fuel inj.Engine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power120.8 kW / 162.0 hp / 162.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque284.0 N·m / 209.5 lb·ft / 209.5 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor type1 Garrett T3 turbochargerMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.2 kW / 75.3 hp / 75.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.5 kW/l / 1.331 bhp/cu in / 1.331 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque142.4 N·m/l / 1.25 lb·ft/cu in / 1.25 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.93
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed233 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.20 s / 6.20 s / 6.20 sPower-to-weight ratio170.5 kW/ton / 129.2 bhp/ton / 129.2 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 locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.5 m / 31.2 ft / 31.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB), Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB), Coil springs
Wheels front6.5J x 15Wheels rear6.5J x 15
Tyres front205/50 VR 15Tyres rear205/50 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front283 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 inBrake diameter rear272 mm / 10.7 in / 10.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ecosse Signature

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