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Holden VT 5.0 Commodore

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Holden VT 5.0 Commodore

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 4987 cm3 / 304.3 cu in / 304.3 cu in, 168.0 kW / 225.3 hp / 225.3 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 395.0 N·m / 291.3 lb·ft / 291.3 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HoldenIssued from1997
ModelVT 5.0 CommodoreIssued until
SerieVTNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHoldenCountryAU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5420 l / 191.41 cu ft / 191.41 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5050 mm / 198.8 in / 198.8 inTotal (curb) weight1550 kg / 3417 lb / 3417 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.45 m2 / 26.4 sq ft / 26.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.98 m2 / 10.6 sq ft / 10.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)24.4 kW / 32.7 hp / 32.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4987 cm3 / 304.3 cu in / 304.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power168.0 kW / 225.3 hp / 225.3 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque395.0 N·m / 291.3 lb·ft / 291.3 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)67.2 kW / 90.1 hp / 90.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output33.7 kW/l / 0.740 bhp/cu in / 0.740 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque79.2 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 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 ratio147.1 kW/ton / 111.5 bhp/ton / 111.5 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Holden VT 5.0 Commodore

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