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Matra M530A

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 Matra M530A

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1699 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 141.0 N·m / 104.0 lb·ft / 104.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MatraIssued from1967
ModelM530AIssued until
SerieM530Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMatraCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4197 mm / 165.2 in / 165.2 inTotal (curb) weight875 kg / 1929 lb / 1929 lb
Width1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inDry weight
Height1245 mm / 49.0 in / 49.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2560 mm / 100.8 in / 100.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inWeight distribution (front)51.5 % / 51.5 % / 51.5 %
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity43 l / 9.5 UK gal / 11.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.65 m2 / 17.8 sq ft / 17.8 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 TypeV engine Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke66.8 mm / 2.63 in / 2.63 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.35
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1699 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings3Unitary capacity424.75 cm3/cylinder / 25.920 cu in/cylinder / 25.920 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque141.0 N·m / 104.0 lb·ft / 104.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)18.6 kW / 24.9 hp / 24.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output32.9 kW/l / 0.723 bhp/cu in / 0.723 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.0 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.5

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)15.60 s / 15.60 s / 15.60 sPower-to-weight ratio85.7 kW/ton / 64.9 bhp/ton / 64.9 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 locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Matra M530A

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