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Fairthorpe TX-SS

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Fairthorpe TX-SS

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2498 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp @ 5450 rpm / 5450 rpm / 5450 rpm, 207.0 N·m / 152.7 lb·ft / 152.7 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FairthorpeIssued from1969
ModelTX-SSIssued until
SerieTXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFairthorpeCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length3720 mm / 146.5 in / 146.5 inTotal (curb) weight814 kg / 1795 lb / 1795 lb
Width1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inDry weight
Height1130 mm / 44.5 in / 44.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2108 mm / 83.0 in / 83.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inWeight distribution (front)52.0 % / 52.0 % / 52.0 %
Ground clearance127 mm / 5.0 in / 5.0 inFuel capacity44 l / 9.7 UK gal / 11.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.46 m2 / 15.8 sq ft / 15.8 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 Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerTriumphValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.7 mm / 2.94 in / 2.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.79
Fuel supplyLu fuel inj.Engine displacement2498 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity416.33 cm3/cylinder / 25.406 cu in/cylinder / 25.406 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp at 5450 rpm / 5450 rpm / 5450 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque207.0 N·m / 152.7 lb·ft / 152.7 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)42.2 kW / 56.6 hp / 56.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.4 kW/l / 0.866 bhp/cu in / 0.866 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.9 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.10 s / 7.10 s / 7.10 sPower-to-weight ratio162.2 kW/ton / 122.9 bhp/ton / 122.9 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Fairthorpe TX-SS

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