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Messerschmitt TG 500

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Messerschmitt TG 500

2-seater minicar, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder straight (inline) engine, two stroke, 490 cm3 / 29.9 cu in / 29.9 cu in, 17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 33.0 N·m / 24.3 lb·ft / 24.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MesserschmittIssued from1959
ModelTG 500Issued until
SerieTGNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMesserschmittCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeminicarNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3048 mm / 120.0 in / 120.0 inTotal (curb) weight370 kg / 816 lb / 816 lb
Width1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1118 mm / 44.0 in / 44.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1041 mm / 41.0 in / 41.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity30 l / 6.6 UK gal / 7.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.40 m2 / 15.0 sq ft / 15.0 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 Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves0
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder0
Engine constructionBore67.0 mm / 2.64 in / 2.64 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supply1 Bi carbEngine displacement490 cm3 / 29.9 cu in / 29.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity245.00 cm3/cylinder / 14.951 cu in/cylinder / 14.951 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designtwo strokeCompression ratio6.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque33.0 N·m / 24.3 lb·ft / 24.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)7.2 kW / 9.6 hp / 9.6 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output36.5 kW/l / 0.803 bhp/cu in / 0.803 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque67.3 N·m/l / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.4

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio64.9 kW/ton / 49.1 bhp/ton / 49.1 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 locationrearEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent,RTSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Messerschmitt TG 500

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