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Argyll Turbo GT

(1984 model)

Brief specs of 1984 Argyll Turbo GT

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3532 cm3 / 215.5 cu in / 215.5 cu in, 186.4 kW / 250.0 hp / 250.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ArgyllIssued from1984
ModelTurbo GTIssued until
SerieTurboNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerArgyllCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4648 mm / 183.0 in / 183.0 inTotal (curb) weight1043 kg / 2299 lb / 2299 lb
Width1829 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2997 mm / 118.0 in / 118.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inWeight distribution (front)48.0 % / 48.0 % / 48.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerRover/BuickValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.1 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.25
Fuel supply1 Minnow-Fish TM7 carbEngine displacement3532 cm3 / 215.5 cu in / 215.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity441.50 cm3/cylinder / 26.942 cu in/cylinder / 26.942 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power186.4 kW / 250.0 hp / 250.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.1 kW / 79.3 hp / 79.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.8 kW/l / 1.160 bhp/cu in / 1.160 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque118.9 N·m/l / 1.04 lb·ft/cu in / 1.04 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sPower-to-weight ratio239.7 kW/ton / 181.6 bhp/ton / 181.6 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 locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Argyll Turbo GT

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