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Lotec C1000

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Lotec C1000

convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, 5498 cm3 / 335.5 cu in / 335.5 cu in, 629.0 kW / 843.5 hp / 843.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 990.0 N·m / 730.2 lb·ft / 730.2 lb·ft @ 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)LotecIssued from1999
ModelC1000Issued until
SerieC1000Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLotec GmbHCountryDE


Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4300 mm / 169.3 in / 169.3 inTotal (curb) weight1080 kg / 2381 lb / 2381 lb
Width2010 mm / 79.1 in / 79.1 inDry weight
Height1150 mm / 45.3 in / 45.3 inLoad capacity
WheelbaseGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.3 sq ft / 6.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.6 kW / 19.6 hp / 19.6 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement5498 cm3 / 335.5 cu in / 335.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power629.0 kW / 843.5 hp / 843.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque990.0 N·m / 730.2 lb·ft / 730.2 lb·ft at 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm / 3900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)251.6 kW / 337.4 hp / 337.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output114.4 kW/l / 2.514 bhp/cu in / 2.514 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque180.1 N·m/l / 1.58 lb·ft/cu in / 1.58 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio791.7 kW/ton / 599.8 bhp/ton / 599.8 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


Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front265/40-R17Tyres rear335/35-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lotec C1000


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