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Vauxhall Firenza 2000

(1971 model)

Brief specs of 1971 Vauxhall Firenza 2000

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1975 cm3 / 120.5 cu in / 120.5 cu in, 77.6 kW / 104.1 hp / 104.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 159.0 N·m / 117.3 lb·ft / 117.3 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 158 km/h / 98 mph / 98 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VauxhallIssued from1971
ModelFirenza 2000Issued until
SerieFirenzaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVauxhallCountryUK,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4030 l / 142.32 cu ft / 142.32 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4134 mm / 162.8 in / 162.8 inTotal (curb) weight990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Width1626 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inDry weight
Height1341 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2464 mm / 97.0 in / 97.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance127 mm / 5.0 in / 5.0 inFuel capacity36 l / 8.0 UK gal / 9.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.85 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerVauxhallValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.2 mm / 2.73 in / 2.73 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.38
Fuel supply2 St carbsEngine displacement1975 cm3 / 120.5 cu in / 120.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity493.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.130 cu in/cylinder / 30.130 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power77.6 kW / 104.1 hp / 104.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque159.0 N·m / 117.3 lb·ft / 117.3 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)11.9 kW / 16.0 hp / 16.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.3 kW/l / 0.863 bhp/cu in / 0.863 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque80.5 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sTop (maximal) speed158 km/h / 98 mph / 98 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio105.0 kW/ton / 79.6 bhp/ton / 79.6 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle10.4 m / 34.1 ft / 34.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearLive axle, Coil springs, Radius arms
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Vauxhall Firenza 2000

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