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NSU Ro 80

(1971 model)

Brief specs of 1971 NSU Ro 80

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) engine, 2390 cm3 / 145.8 cu in / 145.8 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 162.0 N·m / 119.5 lb·ft / 119.5 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)NSUIssued from1971
ModelRo 80Issued until
SerieRoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerNSUCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5030 l / 177.63 cu ft / 177.63 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4790 mm / 188.6 in / 188.6 inTotal (curb) weight1210 kg / 2668 lb / 2668 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2860 mm / 112.6 in / 112.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity37 l / 8.1 UK gal / 9.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2390 cm3 / 145.8 cu in / 145.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque162.0 N·m / 119.5 lb·ft / 119.5 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output35.6 kW/l / 0.781 bhp/cu in / 0.781 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque67.8 N·m/l / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio95.9 kW/ton / 72.7 bhp/ton / 72.7 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of NSU Ro 80

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