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Rover 2000 SC

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Rover 2000 SC

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1978 cm3 / 120.7 cu in / 120.7 cu in, 67.9 kW / 91.1 hp / 91.1 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft @ 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 161 km/h / 100 mph / 100 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RoverIssued from1972
Model2000 SCIssued until
Serie2000Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRoverCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4554 mm / 179.3 in / 179.3 inTotal (curb) weight1212 kg / 2672 lb / 2672 lb
Width1676 mm / 66.0 in / 66.0 inDry weight
Height1403 mm / 55.2 in / 55.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2625 mm / 103.3 in / 103.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1356 mm / 53.4 in / 53.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1334 mm / 52.5 in / 52.5 inWeight distribution (front)53.7 % / 53.7 % / 53.7 %
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerRoverValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.7 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.7 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1978 cm3 / 120.7 cu in / 120.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity494.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.176 cu in/cylinder / 30.176 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power67.9 kW / 91.1 hp / 91.1 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft at 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm / 2750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)11.8 kW / 15.8 hp / 15.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.3 kW/l / 0.754 bhp/cu in / 0.754 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.8 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)10.10 s / 10.10 s / 10.10 sTop (maximal) speed161 km/h / 100 mph / 100 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio75.1 kW/ton / 56.9 bhp/ton / 56.9 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
Steeringworm & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.8Turning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Watt's linkage, 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 Rover 2000 SC

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