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Talbot Alpine LS

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Talbot Alpine LS

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1294 cm3 / 79.0 cu in / 79.0 cu in, 50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 107.0 N·m / 78.9 lb·ft / 78.9 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TalbotIssued from1980
ModelAlpine LSIssued until
SerieAlpineNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTalbotCountryES,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4318 mm / 170.0 in / 170.0 inTotal (curb) weight1040 kg / 2293 lb / 2293 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2604 mm / 102.5 in / 102.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity58 l / 12.8 UK gal / 15.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.7 mm / 3.02 in / 3.02 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1294 cm3 / 79.0 cu in / 79.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity323.50 cm3/cylinder / 19.741 cu in/cylinder / 19.741 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque107.0 N·m / 78.9 lb·ft / 78.9 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.3 kW / 27.2 hp / 27.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.2 kW/l / 0.861 bhp/cu in / 0.861 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.7 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.08
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.71

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio65.4 kW/ton / 49.5 bhp/ton / 49.5 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-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Torsion barSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Talbot Alpine LS

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