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Mazda Cosmo 1800 AP

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Mazda Cosmo 1800 AP

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1769 cm3 / 108.0 cu in / 108.0 cu in, 74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 149.0 N·m / 109.9 lb·ft / 109.9 lb·ft @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1979
ModelCosmo 1800 APIssued until
SerieCosmoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4470 mm / 176.0 in / 176.0 inTotal (curb) weight1120 kg / 2469 lb / 2469 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2510 mm / 98.8 in / 98.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inWeight distribution (front)56.7 % / 56.7 % / 56.7 %
Ground clearance165 mm / 6.5 in / 6.5 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supply1 Ni carbEngine displacement1769 cm3 / 108.0 cu in / 108.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity442.25 cm3/cylinder / 26.988 cu in/cylinder / 26.988 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque149.0 N·m / 109.9 lb·ft / 109.9 lb·ft at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)12.0 kW / 16.1 hp / 16.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output42.2 kW/l / 0.927 bhp/cu in / 0.927 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque84.2 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)9.20 s / 9.20 s / 9.20 sTop (maximal) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.3 kW/ton / 67.7 bhp/ton / 67.7 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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.3Turning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearRadius arms,L Trailing arm, Trailing arm, Panhard rod, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda Cosmo 1800 AP

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