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Rover Metro Diesel

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Rover Metro Diesel

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1360 cm3 / 83.0 cu in / 83.0 cu in, 38.8 kW / 52.0 hp / 52.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 83.3 N·m / 61.4 lb·ft / 61.4 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 142 km/h / 88 mph / 88 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RoverIssued from1992
ModelMetro DieselIssued until
SerieMetroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRoverCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
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) weight860 kg / 1896 lb / 1896 lb
Width1562 mm / 61.5 in / 61.5 inDry weight
Height1377 mm / 54.2 in / 54.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2270 mm / 89.4 in / 89.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1348 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1297 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity36 l / 7.9 UK gal / 9.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.7 sq ft / 19.7 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerCitroënValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
FueldieselStroke77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyCAV-Rotodiesel diesel inj.Engine displacement1360 cm3 / 83.0 cu in / 83.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity340.00 cm3/cylinder / 20.748 cu in/cylinder / 20.748 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio22.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power38.8 kW / 52.0 hp / 52.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque83.3 N·m / 61.4 lb·ft / 61.4 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.3 kW / 23.2 hp / 23.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.5 kW/l / 0.627 bhp/cu in / 0.627 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque61.2 N·m/l / 0.54 lb·ft/cu in / 0.54 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)Top (maximal) speed142 km/h / 88 mph / 88 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio60.5 kW/ton / 45.8 bhp/ton / 45.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h16.80 s / 16.80 s / 16.80 sFuel 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-lockTurning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Rover Metro Diesel

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