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Pontiac Tempest

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Pontiac Tempest

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3180 cm3 / 194.1 cu in / 194.1 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PontiacIssued from1964
ModelTempestIssued until
SerieTempestNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPontiacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4731 mm / 186.3 in / 186.3 inTotal (curb) weight1347 kg / 2970 lb / 2970 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1378 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2946 mm / 116.0 in / 116.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1454 mm / 57.2 in / 57.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity76 l / 16.7 UK gal / 20.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 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) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore103.0 mm / 4.06 in / 4.06 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supply1 Ho carbEngine displacement3180 cm3 / 194.1 cu in / 194.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity795.00 cm3/cylinder / 48.514 cu in/cylinder / 48.514 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.3 kW / 46.0 hp / 46.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.0 kW/l / 0.593 bhp/cu in / 0.593 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.3 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.33

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio85.4 kW/ton / 64.7 bhp/ton / 64.7 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pontiac Tempest

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