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Rover Metro GTi 16v

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Rover Metro GTi 16v

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1396 cm3 / 85.2 cu in / 85.2 cu in, 70.8 kW / 94.9 hp / 94.9 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 181 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RoverIssued from1990
ModelMetro GTi 16vIssued until
SerieMetroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRoverCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3521 mm / 138.6 in / 138.6 inTotal (curb) weight885 kg / 1951 lb / 1951 lb
Width1775 mm / 69.9 in / 69.9 inDry weight
Height1377 mm / 54.2 in / 54.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2269 mm / 89.3 in / 89.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1294 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inWeight distribution (front)57.0 % / 57.0 % / 57.0 %
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity36 l / 7.8 UK gal / 9.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 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) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyLucas fuel inj.Engine displacement1396 cm3 / 85.2 cu in / 85.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity349.00 cm3/cylinder / 21.297 cu in/cylinder / 21.297 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power70.8 kW / 94.9 hp / 94.9 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.1 kW / 41.7 hp / 41.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.7 kW/l / 1.115 bhp/cu in / 1.115 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque88.8 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.77

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.10 s / 7.10 s / 7.10 sTop (maximal) speed181 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.80 s / 9.80 s / 9.80 sPower-to-weight ratio107.3 kW/ton / 81.3 bhp/ton / 81.3 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 & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.4Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm),HPS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm,HPS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Rover Metro GTi 16v

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