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Rover Land Rover Discovery

(1991 model)

Brief specs of 1991 Rover Land Rover Discovery

5-door 5-seater offroad vehicle, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3947 cm3 / 240.9 cu in / 240.9 cu in, 135.7 kW / 182.0 hp / 182.0 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft @ 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 169 km/h / 105 mph / 105 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RoverIssued from1991
ModelLand Rover DiscoveryIssued until
SerieLand RoverNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRoverCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeoffroad vehicleNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4539 mm / 178.7 in / 178.7 inTotal (curb) weight2018 kg / 4449 lb / 4449 lb
Width1793 mm / 70.6 in / 70.6 inDry weight
Height1966 mm / 77.4 in / 77.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2540 mm / 100.0 in / 100.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)49.0 % / 49.0 % / 49.0 %
Ground clearance206 mm / 8.1 in / 8.1 inFuel capacity89 l / 19.5 UK gal / 23.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.00 m2 / 32.3 sq ft / 32.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.1 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supplyLu-Bo fuel inj.Engine displacement3947 cm3 / 240.9 cu in / 240.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity493.38 cm3/cylinder / 30.108 cu in/cylinder / 30.108 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power135.7 kW / 182.0 hp / 182.0 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.3 kW / 79.6 hp / 79.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.756 bhp/cu in / 0.756 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque79.8 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sTop (maximal) speed169 km/h / 105 mph / 105 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.50 s / 11.50 s / 11.50 sPower-to-weight ratio90.2 kW/ton / 68.3 bhp/ton / 68.3 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringworm & roller VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.3Turning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontLive axle, Radius arms, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle,T Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 Rover Land Rover Discovery

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