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Marcos 1500

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Marcos 1500

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1499 cm3 / 91.5 cu in / 91.5 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 131.0 N·m / 96.6 lb·ft / 96.6 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MarcosIssued from1966
Model1500Issued until
Serie1500Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMarcosCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3680 l / 129.96 cu ft / 129.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4064 mm / 160.0 in / 160.0 inTotal (curb) weight762 kg / 1680 lb / 1680 lb
Width1619 mm / 63.7 in / 63.7 inDry weight
Height1080 mm / 42.5 in / 42.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2261 mm / 89.0 in / 89.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1283 mm / 50.5 in / 50.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.49 m2 / 16.0 sq ft / 16.0 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.7 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supply2 St carbsEngine displacement1499 cm3 / 91.5 cu in / 91.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity374.75 cm3/cylinder / 22.869 cu in/cylinder / 22.869 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque131.0 N·m / 96.6 lb·ft / 96.6 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)25.4 kW / 34.0 hp / 34.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.3 kW/l / 0.929 bhp/cu in / 0.929 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque87.4 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.5 kW/ton / 84.5 bhp/ton / 84.5 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/70-HR13Tyres rear185/70-HR13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Marcos 1500

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