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Sunbeam-Talbot Tiger 289

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 Sunbeam-Talbot Tiger 289

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4727 cm3 / 288.5 cu in / 288.5 cu in, 149.1 kW / 199.9 hp / 199.9 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 382.0 N·m / 281.7 lb·ft / 281.7 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 196 km/h / 122 mph / 122 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Sunbeam-TalbotIssued from1967
ModelTiger 289Issued until
SerieTigerNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSunbeam-TalbotCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3962 mm / 156.0 in / 156.0 inTotal (curb) weight1161 kg / 2560 lb / 2560 lb
Width1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inDry weight
Height1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2184 mm / 86.0 in / 86.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1316 mm / 51.8 in / 51.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1234 mm / 48.6 in / 48.6 inWeight distribution (front)51.0 % / 51.0 % / 51.0 %
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity51 l / 11.2 UK gal / 13.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.81  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.61 m2 / 17.3 sq ft / 17.3 sq ft
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 ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.9 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.39
Fuel supply1 Fo carbEngine displacement4727 cm3 / 288.5 cu in / 288.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity590.88 cm3/cylinder / 36.058 cu in/cylinder / 36.058 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power149.1 kW / 199.9 hp / 199.9 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque382.0 N·m / 281.7 lb·ft / 281.7 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.9 kW / 84.3 hp / 84.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.5 kW/l / 0.693 bhp/cu in / 0.693 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque80.8 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.60 s / 5.60 s / 5.60 sTop (maximal) speed196 km/h / 122 mph / 122 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.50 s / 7.50 s / 7.50 sPower-to-weight ratio172.3 kW/ton / 130.5 bhp/ton / 130.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)22.00 s / 22.00 s / 22.00 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time16.00 s / 16.00 s / 16.00 s (top 87 km/h / 54 mph / 54 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Sunbeam-Talbot Tiger 289

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