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Nissan Silvia spec-R

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, 275.0 N·m / 202.8 lb·ft / 202.8 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)NissanIssued from1999
ModelSilvia spec-RIssued until
SerieSilviaNumber made
Model familyS15Body construction
Model codeGF-S15Body designation
ManufacturerNissan Motor Co. Ltd.CountryJP,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4445 mm / 175.0 in / 175.0 inTotal (curb) weight1240 kg / 2734 lb / 2734 lb
Width1695 mm / 66.7 in / 66.7 inDry weight
Height1285 mm / 50.6 in / 50.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2525 mm / 99.4 in / 99.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.85 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeSR20DETTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerNissanValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque275.0 N·m / 202.8 lb·ft / 202.8 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.7 kW / 98.8 hp / 98.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output92.2 kW/l / 2.026 bhp/cu in / 2.026 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque137.6 N·m/l / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in / 1.20 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.69

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio199.2 kW/ton / 150.9 bhp/ton / 150.9 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.8 m / 32.2 ft / 32.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,SSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 R 16 89VTyres rear205/55 R 16 89V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Nissan Silvia spec-R

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