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Marcos 3-Litre Coupé

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Marcos 3-Litre Coupé

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 101.4 kW / 136.0 hp / 136.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 216.0 N·m / 159.3 lb·ft / 159.3 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MarcosIssued from1985
Model3-Litre CoupéIssued until
Serie3-LitreNumber 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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4077 mm / 160.5 in / 160.5 inTotal (curb) weight900 kg / 1984 lb / 1984 lb
Width1588 mm / 62.5 in / 62.5 inDry weight
Height1080 mm / 42.5 in / 42.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2273 mm / 89.5 in / 89.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1238 mm / 48.7 in / 48.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inWeight distribution (front)55.0 % / 55.0 % / 55.0 %
Ground clearance125 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity48 l / 10.6 UK gal / 12.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.46 m2 / 15.7 sq ft / 15.7 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 TypeV engine (60.0° vee)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.5 mm / 2.70 in / 2.70 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.36
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity465.33 cm3/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power101.4 kW / 136.0 hp / 136.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque216.0 N·m / 159.3 lb·ft / 159.3 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.8 kW / 22.5 hp / 22.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output36.3 kW/l / 0.798 bhp/cu in / 0.798 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.4 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.09

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.50 s / 5.50 s / 5.50 sTop (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio151.1 kW/ton / 114.5 bhp/ton / 114.5 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.2Turning circle9.8 m / 32.2 ft / 32.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Panhard rod, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/70 HR 13Tyres rear185/70 HR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Marcos 3-Litre Coupé

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