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Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, 3789 cm3 / 231.2 cu in / 231.2 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 380.0 N·m / 280.3 lb·ft / 280.3 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 202 km/h / 126 mph / 126 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PontiacIssued from1997
ModelGrand Prix GTPIssued until
SerieGrand PrixNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPontiacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4550 l / 160.68 cu ft / 160.68 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4980 mm / 196.1 in / 196.1 inTotal (curb) weight1614 kg / 3558 lb / 3558 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2820 mm / 111.0 in / 111.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore96.5 mm / 3.80 in / 3.80 in
FuelStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3789 cm3 / 231.2 cu in / 231.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity631.91 cm3/cylinder / 38.562 cu in/cylinder / 38.562 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque380.0 N·m / 280.3 lb·ft / 280.3 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)87.7 kW / 117.6 hp / 117.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output47.2 kW/l / 1.038 bhp/cu in / 1.038 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed202 km/h / 126 mph / 126 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.60 s / 6.60 s / 6.60 sPower-to-weight ratio150.7 kW/ton / 114.2 bhp/ton / 114.2 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/65-R15Tyres rearP225/60-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

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