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Panther Lima

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Panther Lima

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2279 cm3 / 139.1 cu in / 139.1 cu in, 80.5 kW / 108.0 hp / 108.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PantherIssued from1978
ModelLimaIssued until
SerieLimaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPantherCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3759 mm / 148.0 in / 148.0 inTotal (curb) weight862 kg / 1900 lb / 1900 lb
Width1631 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2464 mm / 97.0 in / 97.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1328 mm / 52.3 in / 52.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity46 l / 10.0 UK gal / 12.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.53  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.76 m2 / 19.0 sq ft / 19.0 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 ManufacturerVauxhallValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore97.5 mm / 3.84 in / 3.84 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.28
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement2279 cm3 / 139.1 cu in / 139.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity569.75 cm3/cylinder / 34.768 cu in/cylinder / 34.768 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power80.5 kW / 108.0 hp / 108.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque187.0 N·m / 137.9 lb·ft / 137.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.2 kW / 43.2 hp / 43.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.3 kW/l / 0.776 bhp/cu in / 0.776 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.0 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.46

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio125.3 kW/ton / 94.9 bhp/ton / 94.9 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Panther Lima

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