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Rover
3500 Vanden Plas EFi
(1984)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Rover 3500 Vanden Plas EFi
Rover
Serie3500
Model family
Model3500 Vanden Plas EFi
Model code
Issued from1984
Issued until
Country of originUK
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors5
Number of seats5
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]4960 / 175.16 / 175.16

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2815 / 110.8 / 110.8
Track front [mm / in / in]1500 / 59.1 / 59.1
Track rear [mm / in / in]1506 / 59.3 / 59.3
Length [mm / in / in]4727 / 186.1 / 186.1
Width [mm / in / in]1768 / 69.6 / 69.6
Height [mm / in / in]1385 / 54.5 / 54.5
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]120 / 4.7 / 4.7
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]1431 / 3155 / 3155
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]66 / 14.5 / 17.4

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.08 / 22.4 / 22.4 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerRover/Buick
Engine TypeV engine
Engine Type Details90.0° vee
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)
Total number of cylinders8
Total number of valves16
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings5
Engine constructionlight alloy block & head
Bore [mm / in / in]88.9 / 3.50 / 3.50
Stroke [mm / in / in]71.1 / 2.80 / 2.80
Bore/Stroke ratio1.25
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]3532 / 215.5 / 215.5
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]441.50 / 26.942 / 26.942
Compression ratio9.7
Fuel supplyLu L-Jet fuel inj.
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converterno
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]139.4 / 186.9 / 186.9
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5280 / 5280 / 5280
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]298.0 / 219.8 / 219.8
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]4000 / 4000 / 4000
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5500 / 5500 / 5500
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]55.8 / 74.8 / 74.8 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]39.5 / 0.867 / 0.867
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]84.4 / 0.74 / 0.74

Transmission

 
Transmission typeautomatic
Number of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio1
Final gear (drive) ratio2.85

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]130.7 / 99.0 / 99.0
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]210 / 131 / 131
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PAS
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.75
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Suspension rearLive axle, Coil springs, Watt's linkage
Wheels front6.5 x 15
Wheels rear6.5 x 15
Tyres front205/60 VR 15
Tyres rear205/60 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes reardrum
Brakes detailsservo-assisted
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]258 / 10.2 / 10.2
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]230 / 9.1 / 9.1
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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