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Pininfarina Chronos

(1991 model)

Brief specs of 1991 Pininfarina Chronos

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3615 cm3 / 220.6 cu in / 220.6 cu in, 281.1 kW / 377.0 hp / 377.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 568.0 N·m / 418.9 lb·ft / 418.9 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PininfarinaIssued from1991
ModelChronosIssued until
SerieChronosNumber made1
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4318 mm / 170.0 in / 170.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2449 mm / 96.4 in / 96.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.58 m2 / 6.2 sq ft / 6.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.4 kW / 19.3 hp / 19.3 hp (est.)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyRo fuel inj.Engine displacement3615 cm3 / 220.6 cu in / 220.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity602.50 cm3/cylinder / 36.767 cu in/cylinder / 36.767 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power281.1 kW / 377.0 hp / 377.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque568.0 N·m / 418.9 lb·ft / 418.9 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)112.4 kW / 150.8 hp / 150.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output77.8 kW/l / 1.709 bhp/cu in / 1.709 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque157.1 N·m/l / 1.37 lb·ft/cu in / 1.37 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pininfarina Chronos


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