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Mitsubishi Mirage 1200 EL

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Mitsubishi Mirage 1200 EL

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1244 cm3 / 75.9 cu in / 75.9 cu in, 53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 104.0 N·m / 76.7 lb·ft / 76.7 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 150 km/h / 93 mph / 93 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MitsubishiIssued from1979
ModelMirage 1200 ELIssued until
SerieMirageNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMitsubishi GroupCountryJP,AU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3790 mm / 149.2 in / 149.2 inTotal (curb) weight760 kg / 1676 lb / 1676 lb
Width1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inWeight distribution (front)62.0 % / 62.0 % / 62.0 %
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.81 m2 / 19.5 sq ft / 19.5 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 constructionBore69.5 mm / 2.74 in / 2.74 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supply1 St carbEngine displacement1244 cm3 / 75.9 cu in / 75.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity311.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.978 cu in/cylinder / 18.978 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque104.0 N·m / 76.7 lb·ft / 76.7 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.5 kW / 28.8 hp / 28.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.2 kW/l / 0.949 bhp/cu in / 0.949 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque83.6 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.16
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.17

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed150 km/h / 93 mph / 93 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio94.7 kW/ton / 71.8 bhp/ton / 71.8 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.9Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs, Trailing arm
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mitsubishi Mirage 1200 EL

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