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Mazda Cosmo RE GT Coupé

(1981 model)

Brief specs of 1981 Mazda Cosmo RE GT Coupé

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel) engine, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 186.0 N·m / 137.2 lb·ft / 137.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1981
ModelCosmo RE GT CoupéIssued 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

Length4550 mm / 179.1 in / 179.1 inTotal (curb) weight1155 kg / 2546 lb / 2546 lb
Width1685 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 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)58.0 % / 58.0 % / 58.0 %
Ground clearance165 mm / 6.5 in / 6.5 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.7 sq ft / 20.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typerotary (Wankel) Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supply1 Hi KCH 348 carbEngine displacement2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings2Unitary capacity1308.00 cm3/cylinder / 79.819 cu in/cylinder / 79.819 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power102.9 kW / 138.0 hp / 138.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque186.0 N·m / 137.2 lb·ft / 137.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)18.7 kW / 25.0 hp / 25.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.3 kW/l / 0.864 bhp/cu in / 0.864 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque71.1 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.20 s / 6.20 s / 6.20 sTop (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio119.5 kW/ton / 90.5 bhp/ton / 90.5 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
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Trailing arm, Panhard rod, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front5.5 x 14Wheels rear5.5 x 14
Tyres front190/70 HR 14Tyres rear190/70 HR 14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda Cosmo RE GT Coupé

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