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General Specifications

Released at:1961 Frankfurt Auto Show

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Type 587 Boxer-4
Position:Rear, Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Valvetrain:DOHC, 2 Valves Cyl
Fuel feed:Twin Solex 2 Solex 40 PII-4 Carburetors
Displacement:1966 cc / 120.0 cu in
Bore:92 mm / 3.62 in
Stroke:74 mm / 2.91 in
Compression:9.8:1
Power:96.9 kw / 130 bhp @ 6200 rpm
Specific output:66.12 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:157.58 bhp per tonne
Torque:161.3 nm / 119 ft lbs @ 4600 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Unit Steel
Driven wheels:RWD
Front brakes:Discs
Rear brakes:Discs
Front wheels:F 38.1 x 11.4 cm / 15 x 4.5 in
Rear wheels:R 38.1 x 11.4 cm / 15 x 4.5 in
Steering:Worm & Nut
Front suspension:Transverse Torsion Bar w/Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
Rear suspension:Swing Axles w/Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar

Drivetrain

Transmission:4-Speed Manual

Car dimensions

Weight:825 kg / 1819 lbs
Front track:1272 mm / 50.1 in
Rear track:1306 mm / 51.4 in
Length:3980 mm / 156.7 in
Width:1670 mm / 65.7 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:199.52 kph / 124 mph
0 - 60 mph:9.2 seconds

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