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Renault Vel Satis 2.0 16v

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Renault Vel Satis 2.0 16v

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 121.5 kW / 162.9 hp / 162.9 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from2001
ModelVel Satis 2.0 16vIssued until
SerieVel SatisNumber made
Model familyRVS01Body construction
Model codeBJ0K06Body designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4860 mm / 191.3 in / 191.3 inTotal (curb) weight1640 kg / 3616 lb / 3616 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1577 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2840 mm / 111.8 in / 111.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)59.5 % / 59.5 % / 59.5 %
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.355Frontal area (A)2.37 m2 / 25.5 sq ft / 25.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodePK6Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.7 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power121.5 kW / 162.9 hp / 162.9 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)74.3 kW / 99.7 hp / 99.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.8 kW/l / 1.336 bhp/cu in / 1.336 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque125.1 N·m/l / 1.09 lb·ft/cu in / 1.09 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
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 ratio99.4 kW/ton / 75.3 bhp/ton / 75.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.60 s / 9.60 s / 9.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.6 l/100km / 22.4 mpg-UK / 18.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions225 g/km / 362 g/mi / 362 g/mi
  Range851 km / 529 mi / 529 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front225/55 R 17 WTyres rear225/55 R 17 W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front324 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Vel Satis 2.0 16v

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