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MG ZT 160

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 MG ZT 160

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 211 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MGIssued from2001
ModelZT 160Issued until
SerieZTNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMGCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4740 mm / 186.6 in / 186.6 inTotal (curb) weight1625 kg / 3583 lb / 3583 lb
Width1778 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2746 mm / 108.1 in / 108.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1505 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1505 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.8 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2497 cm3 / 152.4 cu in / 152.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.17 cm3/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder / 25.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.5 kW / 98.6 hp / 98.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.2 kW/l / 1.037 bhp/cu in / 1.037 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.1 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.95

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed211 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.80 s / 8.80 s / 8.80 sPower-to-weight ratio97.2 kW/ton / 73.7 bhp/ton / 73.7 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 emissions225 g/km / 362 g/mi / 362 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.95Turning circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of MG ZT 160

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