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Talbot Solara 1.6 SX Automatic

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Talbot Solara 1.6 SX Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1592 cm3 / 97.1 cu in / 97.1 cu in, 64.9 kW / 87.0 hp / 87.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 137.0 N·m / 101.0 lb·ft / 101.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TalbotIssued from1980
ModelSolara 1.6 SX AutomaticIssued until
SerieSolaraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTalbotCountryES,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4394 mm / 173.0 in / 173.0 inTotal (curb) weight1096 kg / 2416 lb / 2416 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 ratio1.69  

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 ManufacturerSimcaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.6 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1592 cm3 / 97.1 cu in / 97.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity398.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.287 cu in/cylinder / 24.287 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power64.9 kW / 87.0 hp / 87.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque137.0 N·m / 101.0 lb·ft / 101.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.0 kW / 34.8 hp / 34.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.8 kW/l / 0.896 bhp/cu in / 0.896 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.1 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio79.4 kW/ton / 60.1 bhp/ton / 60.1 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 & pinion PASSteering 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 Solara 1.6 SX Automatic

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