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Talbot Minx 1.6 Automatic

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Talbot Minx 1.6 Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1592 cm3 / 97.1 cu in / 97.1 cu in, 66.4 kW / 89.0 hp / 89.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 137.0 N·m / 101.0 lb·ft / 101.0 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 163 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TalbotIssued from1985
ModelMinx 1.6 AutomaticIssued until
SerieMinxNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTalbotCountryES,FR,UK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4394 mm / 173.0 in / 173.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity58 l / 12.8 UK gal / 15.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.4 sq ft / 21.4 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore80.6 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supply1 Weber 36 DCNVH 12 carburettorEngine displacement1592 cm3 / 97.1 cu in / 97.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity398.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.287 cu in/cylinder / 24.287 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power66.4 kW / 89.0 hp / 89.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque137.0 N·m / 101.0 lb·ft / 101.0 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.6 kW / 35.6 hp / 35.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.7 kW/l / 0.917 bhp/cu in / 0.917 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.1 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.03

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed163 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, 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 front5 x 13Wheels rear5 x 13
Tyres front165 SR 13Tyres rear165 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Talbot Minx 1.6 Automatic

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