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Vector M12

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Vector M12

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5707 cm3 / 348.3 cu in / 348.3 cu in, 365.4 kW / 490.0 hp / 490.0 hp @ 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm, 576.0 N·m / 424.8 lb·ft / 424.8 lb·ft @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 306 km/h / 190 mph / 190 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VectorIssued from1996
ModelM12Issued until
SerieMNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVectorCountryUS

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4780 mm / 188.2 in / 188.2 inTotal (curb) weight1633 kg / 3600 lb / 3600 lb
Width2019 mm / 79.5 in / 79.5 inDry weight
Height1130 mm / 44.5 in / 44.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2743 mm / 108.0 in / 108.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1605 mm / 63.2 in / 63.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1633 mm / 64.3 in / 64.3 inWeight distribution (front)40.0 % / 40.0 % / 40.0 %
Ground clearance132 mm / 5.2 in / 5.2 inFuel capacity89 l / 19.6 UK gal / 23.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerLamborghiniValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplySePFiEngine displacement5707 cm3 / 348.3 cu in / 348.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity475.58 cm3/cylinder / 29.022 cu in/cylinder / 29.022 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power365.4 kW / 490.0 hp / 490.0 hp at 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque576.0 N·m / 424.8 lb·ft / 424.8 lb·ft at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)124.3 kW / 166.7 hp / 166.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.0 kW/l / 1.407 bhp/cu in / 1.407 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.9 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.66
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.22

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)3.40 s / 3.40 s / 3.40 sTop (maximal) speed306 km/h / 190 mph / 190 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.80 s / 4.80 s / 4.80 sPower-to-weight ratio300.1 kW/ton / 227.3 bhp/ton / 227.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)10.10 s / 10.10 s / 10.10 sFuel 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 locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.2 m / 40.0 ft / 40.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Vector M12

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