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Holden Kingswood SL Sedan Automatic

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Holden Kingswood SL Sedan Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3293 cm3 / 201.0 cu in / 201.0 cu in, 80.5 kW / 108.0 hp / 108.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 262.0 N·m / 193.2 lb·ft / 193.2 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HoldenIssued from1979
ModelKingswood SL Sedan AutomaticIssued until
SerieKingswoodNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHoldenCountryAU

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4834 mm / 190.3 in / 190.3 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1887 mm / 74.3 in / 74.3 inDry weight
Height1374 mm / 54.1 in / 54.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2820 mm / 111.0 in / 111.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1529 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance142 mm / 5.6 in / 5.6 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supply1 Bendix-Stromberg BXV-2 carburettorEngine displacement3293 cm3 / 201.0 cu in / 201.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity548.83 cm3/cylinder / 33.492 cu in/cylinder / 33.492 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power80.5 kW / 108.0 hp / 108.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque262.0 N·m / 193.2 lb·ft / 193.2 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.2 kW / 43.2 hp / 43.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.4 kW/l / 0.537 bhp/cu in / 0.537 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.6 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.36

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.68Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Radius arms, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontC78L x 14Tyres rearC78L x 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Holden Kingswood SL Sedan Automatic

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