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Emme Lotus 422T

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Emme Lotus 422T

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2174 cm3 / 132.7 cu in / 132.7 cu in, 196.9 kW / 264.0 hp / 264.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 354.0 N·m / 261.1 lb·ft / 261.1 lb·ft @ 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 273 km/h / 170 mph / 170 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)EmmeIssued from1997
ModelLotus 422TIssued until
SerieLotusNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerEmmeCountryBR

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4620 mm / 181.9 in / 181.9 inTotal (curb) weight1588 kg / 3501 lb / 3501 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2760 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerLotusValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore95.3 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.25
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement2174 cm3 / 132.7 cu in / 132.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity543.50 cm3/cylinder / 33.166 cu in/cylinder / 33.166 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power196.9 kW / 264.0 hp / 264.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque354.0 N·m / 261.1 lb·ft / 261.1 lb·ft at 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm
Compressor type1 Garrett TB03 turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)115.5 kW / 154.9 hp / 154.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output90.6 kW/l / 1.990 bhp/cu in / 1.990 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque162.8 N·m/l / 1.42 lb·ft/cu in / 1.42 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) speed273 km/h / 170 mph / 170 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.00 s / 5.00 s / 5.00 sPower-to-weight ratio166.2 kW/ton / 126.0 bhp/ton / 126.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)11.90 s / 11.90 s / 11.90 sFuel 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 frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Emme Lotus 422T

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