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Messerschmitt Tiger

(1960 model)

Brief specs of 1960 Messerschmitt Tiger

2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder straight (inline) engine, two stroke, 400 cm3 / 24.4 cu in / 24.4 cu in, 14.5 kW / 19.4 hp / 19.4 hp, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MesserschmittIssued from1960
ModelTigerIssued until
SerieTigerNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMesserschmittCountryDE

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length2860 mm / 112.6 in / 112.6 inTotal (curb) weight300 kg / 661 lb / 661 lb
Width1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1110 mm / 43.7 in / 43.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1039 mm / 40.9 in / 40.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.51  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 ManufacturerFichtel & SachsValves per cylinder0
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement400 cm3 / 24.4 cu in / 24.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity200.00 cm3/cylinder / 12.205 cu in/cylinder / 12.205 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designtwo strokeCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power14.5 kW / 19.4 hp / 19.4 hp at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)5.8 kW / 7.8 hp / 7.8 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output36.2 kW/l / 0.797 bhp/cu in / 0.797 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio65.0 kW/ton / 49.2 bhp/ton / 49.2 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front4.40-10Tyres rear4.40-10
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Messerschmitt Tiger

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