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Marcos TS500

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Marcos TS500

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5000 cm3 / 305.1 cu in / 305.1 cu in, 238.6 kW / 320.0 hp / 320.0 hp, 475.0 N·m / 350.3 lb·ft / 350.3 lb·ft, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MarcosIssued from2003
ModelTS500Issued until
SerieTSNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMarcosCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4100 mm / 161.4 in / 161.4 inTotal (curb) weight1025 kg / 2260 lb / 2260 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1150 mm / 45.3 in / 45.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.64 m2 / 17.7 sq ft / 17.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement5000 cm3 / 305.1 cu in / 305.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity625.00 cm3/cylinder / 38.140 cu in/cylinder / 38.140 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power238.6 kW / 320.0 hp / 320.0 hp at
AspirationMax. torque475.0 N·m / 350.3 lb·ft / 350.3 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)95.4 kW / 128.0 hp / 128.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.7 kW/l / 1.049 bhp/cu in / 1.049 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.0 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio312.2 kW/ton / 236.5 bhp/ton / 236.5 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs
Wheels front7 x 17Wheels rear7 x 17
Tyres front215/40 ZR 17Tyres rear215/40 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 inBrake diameter rear240 mm / 9.4 in / 9.4 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Marcos TS500

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