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Talbot Horizon LS

(1982 model)

Brief specs of 1982 Talbot Horizon LS

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1118 cm3 / 68.2 cu in / 68.2 cu in, 43.3 kW / 58.1 hp / 58.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 91.0 N·m / 67.1 lb·ft / 67.1 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TalbotIssued from1982
ModelHorizon LSIssued until
SerieHorizonNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTalbotCountryES,FR,UK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3960 mm / 155.9 in / 155.9 inTotal (curb) weight945 kg / 2083 lb / 2083 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inWeight distribution (front)59.4 % / 59.4 % / 59.4 %
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity47 l / 10.3 UK gal / 12.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 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 ManufacturerPeugeotValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supply1 So 32 BISA 7 carbEngine displacement1118 cm3 / 68.2 cu in / 68.2 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity279.50 cm3/cylinder / 17.056 cu in/cylinder / 17.056 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power43.3 kW / 58.1 hp / 58.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque91.0 N·m / 67.1 lb·ft / 67.1 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.3 kW / 23.2 hp / 23.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.7 kW/l / 0.851 bhp/cu in / 0.851 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque81.4 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.08
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.71

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio61.4 kW/ton / 46.5 bhp/ton / 46.5 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4.35Turning circle10.2 m / 33.5 ft / 33.5 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion bar, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Swinging long trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145 SR 13Tyres rear145 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front238 mm / 9.4 in / 9.4 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Talbot Horizon LS

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