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Pontiac Grand Prix SE

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2837 cm3 / 173.1 cu in / 173.1 cu in, 96.9 kW / 129.9 hp / 129.9 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PontiacIssued from1988
ModelGrand Prix SEIssued until
SerieGrand PrixNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPontiacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4925 mm / 193.9 in / 193.9 inTotal (curb) weight1456 kg / 3210 lb / 3210 lb
Width1826 mm / 71.9 in / 71.9 inDry weight
Height1341 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2731 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inWeight distribution (front)63.0 % / 63.0 % / 63.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity61 l / 13.3 UK gal / 16.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.299Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.5 kW / 20.7 hp / 20.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supplyGM fuel inj.Engine displacement2837 cm3 / 173.1 cu in / 173.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity472.83 cm3/cylinder / 28.854 cu in/cylinder / 28.854 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power96.9 kW / 129.9 hp / 129.9 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.4 kW / 81.1 hp / 81.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.2 kW/l / 0.751 bhp/cu in / 0.751 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque81.1 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.72
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.61

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.70 s / 9.70 s / 9.70 sPower-to-weight ratio89.3 kW/ton / 67.7 bhp/ton / 67.7 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut, Trailing arm, Live axleter Links, Leaf spring, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pontiac Grand Prix SE

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