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Mega Monte Carlo

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Mega Monte Carlo

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5987 cm3 / 365.3 cu in / 365.3 cu in, 290.1 kW / 389.0 hp / 389.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 570.0 N·m / 420.4 lb·ft / 420.4 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 300 km/h / 186 mph / 186 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MegaIssued from1996
ModelMonte CarloIssued until
SerieMonte CarloNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMegaCountryFR

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4450 mm / 175.2 in / 175.2 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1990 mm / 78.3 in / 78.3 inDry weight
Height1190 mm / 46.9 in / 46.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inWeight distribution (front)44.0 % / 44.0 % / 44.0 %
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity110 l / 24.2 UK gal / 29.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.35Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.73 m2 / 7.9 sq ft / 7.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.1 kW / 24.3 hp / 24.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.2 mm / 3.16 in / 3.16 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement5987 cm3 / 365.3 cu in / 365.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.92 cm3/cylinder / 30.446 cu in/cylinder / 30.446 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power290.1 kW / 389.0 hp / 389.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque570.0 N·m / 420.4 lb·ft / 420.4 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)140.0 kW / 187.7 hp / 187.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output48.5 kW/l / 1.065 bhp/cu in / 1.065 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.64
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.78

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed300 km/h / 186 mph / 186 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio259.3 kW/ton / 196.5 bhp/ton / 196.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 sFuel 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 & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front275/35 ZR 18Tyres rear345/35 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front355 mm / 14.0 in / 14.0 inBrake diameter rear330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mega Monte Carlo

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