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Italdesign Formula 4

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Italdesign Formula 4

4-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ItaldesignIssued from1996
ModelFormula 4Issued until
SerieFormulaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerItaldesignCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerItaldesignCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4155 mm / 163.6 in / 163.6 inTotal (curb) weight998 kg / 2200 lb / 2200 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1190 mm / 46.9 in / 46.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2540 mm / 100.0 in / 100.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1525 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1525 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

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 cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerFiatValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.7 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.60 cm3/cylinder / 24.385 cu in/cylinder / 24.385 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)43.4 kW / 58.2 hp / 58.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.3 kW/l / 1.214 bhp/cu in / 1.214 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque93.6 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront 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)8.20 s / 8.20 s / 8.20 sPower-to-weight ratio148.3 kW/ton / 112.4 bhp/ton / 112.4 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Italdesign Formula 4

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