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Sunbeam Rapier

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 Sunbeam Rapier

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1725 cm3 / 105.3 cu in / 105.3 cu in, 58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, manual with overdrive 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 166 km/h / 103 mph / 103 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SunbeamIssued from1967
ModelRapierIssued until
SerieRapierNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSunbeamCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4432 mm / 174.5 in / 174.5 inTotal (curb) weight1016 kg / 2240 lb / 2240 lb
Width1645 mm / 64.8 in / 64.8 inDry weight
Height1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2502 mm / 98.5 in / 98.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)53.0 % / 53.0 % / 53.0 %
Ground clearance127 mm / 5.0 in / 5.0 inFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 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 ManufacturerHillmanValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.5 mm / 3.21 in / 3.21 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.7 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supply2 St carbsEngine displacement1725 cm3 / 105.3 cu in / 105.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity431.25 cm3/cylinder / 26.316 cu in/cylinder / 26.316 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque126.0 N·m / 92.9 lb·ft / 92.9 lb·ft at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)11.2 kW / 15.0 hp / 15.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.1 kW/l / 0.750 bhp/cu in / 0.750 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.0 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanual with overdriveNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.22

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)9.00 s / 9.00 s / 9.00 sTop (maximal) speed166 km/h / 103 mph / 103 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio77.8 kW/ton / 58.9 bhp/ton / 58.9 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.2 m / 36.7 ft / 36.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Sunbeam Rapier

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