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Renault Caravelle

(1962 model)

Brief specs of 1962 Renault Caravelle

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1108 cm3 / 67.6 cu in / 67.6 cu in, 38.0 kW / 51.0 hp / 51.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 80.0 N·m / 59.0 lb·ft / 59.0 lb·ft @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1962
ModelCaravelleIssued until
SerieCaravelleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3550 l / 125.37 cu ft / 125.37 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4267 mm / 168.0 in / 168.0 inTotal (curb) weight825 kg / 1819 lb / 1819 lb
Width1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inDry weight
Height1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2267 mm / 89.3 in / 89.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity38 l / 8.4 UK gal / 10.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.88  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.75 m2 / 18.8 sq ft / 18.8 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, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1108 cm3 / 67.6 cu in / 67.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity277.00 cm3/cylinder / 16.904 cu in/cylinder / 16.904 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power38.0 kW / 51.0 hp / 51.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque80.0 N·m / 59.0 lb·ft / 59.0 lb·ft at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)15.2 kW / 20.4 hp / 20.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.3 kW/l / 0.754 bhp/cu in / 0.754 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.2 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.03
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.12

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio61.8 kW/ton / 46.8 bhp/ton / 46.8 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 locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front135/80-15Tyres rear135/80-15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Caravelle

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