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Renault Vel Satis 3.5 V6

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Renault Vel Satis 3.5 V6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in, 177.0 kW / 237.4 hp / 237.4 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 330.0 N·m / 243.4 lb·ft / 243.4 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed, consumption 11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from2005
ModelVel Satis 3.5 V6Issued until
SerieVel SatisNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR,BR,AR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)460 l / 16.24 cu ft / 16.24 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4880 l / 172.34 cu ft / 172.34 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4870 mm / 191.7 in / 191.7 inTotal (curb) weight1722 kg / 3796 lb / 3796 lb
Width1870 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2630 mm / 103.5 in / 103.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.85  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.51 m2 / 27.0 sq ft / 27.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
FuelStroke81.4 mm / 3.20 in / 3.20 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3498 cm3 / 213.5 cu in / 213.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity583.07 cm3/cylinder / 35.581 cu in/cylinder / 35.581 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power177.0 kW / 237.4 hp / 237.4 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque330.0 N·m / 243.4 lb·ft / 243.4 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)70.8 kW / 94.9 hp / 94.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.6 kW/l / 1.112 bhp/cu in / 1.112 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.3 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio139.7 kW/ton / 105.8 bhp/ton / 105.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)16.8 l/100km / 16.8 mpg-UK / 14.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.5 l/100km / 24.6 mpg-UK / 20.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions275 g/km / 442 g/mi / 442 g/mi
  Range696 km / 432 mi / 432 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/55-R17Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front324 mm / 12.8 in / 12.8 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault Vel Satis 3.5 V6

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