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Talbot Horizon

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Talbot Horizon

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1118 cm3 / 68.2 cu in / 68.2 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 91.0 N·m / 67.1 lb·ft / 67.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TalbotIssued from1979
ModelHorizonIssued until
SerieHorizonNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTalbotCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4230 l / 149.38 cu ft / 149.38 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3970 mm / 156.3 in / 156.3 inTotal (curb) weight945 kg / 2083 lb / 2083 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2530 mm / 99.6 in / 99.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance190 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity47 l / 10.3 UK gal / 12.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.3 kW / 27.2 hp / 27.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1118 cm3 / 68.2 cu in / 68.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity279.55 cm3/cylinder / 17.059 cu in/cylinder / 17.059 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque91.0 N·m / 67.1 lb·ft / 67.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.4 kW/l / 0.865 bhp/cu in / 0.865 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque81.4 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio63.3 kW/ton / 48.0 bhp/ton / 48.0 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 circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145/80-SR13Tyres rear145/80-SR13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Talbot Horizon

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