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Rover Metro 1.4 GTi

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Rover Metro 1.4 GTi

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1396 cm3 / 85.2 cu in / 85.2 cu in, 71.0 kW / 95.2 hp / 95.2 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 1.4 GTiIssued 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

Length3530 mm / 139.0 in / 139.0 inTotal (curb) weight885 kg / 1951 lb / 1951 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2280 mm / 89.8 in / 89.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity35 l / 7.7 UK gal / 9.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
FuelStroke79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1396 cm3 / 85.2 cu in / 85.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity349.01 cm3/cylinder / 21.298 cu in/cylinder / 21.298 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power71.0 kW / 95.2 hp / 95.2 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationMax. torque124.0 N·m / 91.5 lb·ft / 91.5 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.0 kW / 40.2 hp / 40.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.9 kW/l / 1.118 bhp/cu in / 1.118 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific 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) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sTop (maximal) speed181 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.10 s / 10.10 s / 10.10 sPower-to-weight ratio108.8 kW/ton / 82.4 bhp/ton / 82.4 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
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 1.4 GTi

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