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Renault Safrane Initiale Paris

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Renault Safrane Initiale Paris

5-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2963 cm3 / 180.8 cu in / 180.8 cu in, 123.0 kW / 164.9 hp / 164.9 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 235.0 N·m / 173.3 lb·ft / 173.3 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 13.4 l/100km / 21.1 mpg-UK / 17.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1996
ModelSafrane Initiale ParisIssued until
SerieSafraneNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4768 mm / 187.7 in / 187.7 inTotal (curb) weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Width1816 mm / 71.5 in / 71.5 inDry weight
Height1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2765 mm / 108.9 in / 108.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1487 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.5 kW / 22.1 hp / 22.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.7 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.28
Fuel supplyMPFiEngine displacement2963 cm3 / 180.8 cu in / 180.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.135 cu in/cylinder / 30.135 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power123.0 kW / 164.9 hp / 164.9 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque235.0 N·m / 173.3 lb·ft / 173.3 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)67.7 kW / 90.8 hp / 90.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.5 kW/l / 0.912 bhp/cu in / 0.912 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque79.3 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio103.1 kW/ton / 78.1 bhp/ton / 78.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h10.20 s / 10.20 s / 10.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)20.8 l/100km / 13.6 mpg-UK / 11.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.4 l/100km / 21.1 mpg-UK / 17.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions315 g/km / 507 g/mi / 507 g/mi
  Range597 km / 371 mi / 371 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 R 16Tyres rear205/55 R 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Safrane Initiale Paris

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