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Matra-Simca M 530

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Matra-Simca M 530

convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve V engine, 1699 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in, 53.0 kW / 71.1 hp / 71.1 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 128.0 N·m / 94.4 lb·ft / 94.4 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Matra-SimcaIssued from1973
ModelM 530Issued until
SerieMNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMatra-SimcaCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4140 l / 146.20 cu ft / 146.20 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4200 mm / 165.4 in / 165.4 inTotal (curb) weight935 kg / 2061 lb / 2061 lb
Width1630 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1210 mm / 47.6 in / 47.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.68 m2 / 18.0 sq ft / 18.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.7 kW / 22.3 hp / 22.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine TypeV engine (V4)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1699 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power53.0 kW / 71.1 hp / 71.1 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque128.0 N·m / 94.4 lb·ft / 94.4 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.2 kW / 28.4 hp / 28.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output31.2 kW/l / 0.685 bhp/cu in / 0.685 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque75.3 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
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 ratio77.0 kW/ton / 58.3 bhp/ton / 58.3 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Matra-Simca M 530

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