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Mitsubishi Galant Lambda 1600 SL

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Mitsubishi Galant Lambda 1600 SL

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 133.0 N·m / 98.1 lb·ft / 98.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MitsubishiIssued from1979
ModelGalant Lambda 1600 SLIssued until
SerieGalantNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMitsubishi GroupCountryJP,AU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1035 kg / 2282 lb / 2282 lb
Width1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2510 mm / 98.8 in / 98.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.3 sq ft / 20.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerMitsubishiValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.9 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supply1 St carbEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity399.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder / 24.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque133.0 N·m / 98.1 lb·ft / 98.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.2 kW / 35.2 hp / 35.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.0 kW/l / 0.902 bhp/cu in / 0.902 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque83.2 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.22

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio85.0 kW/ton / 64.4 bhp/ton / 64.4 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 ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mitsubishi Galant Lambda 1600 SL

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