Dacia SupeRNova

The Dacia SupeRNova is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits its power to the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 73 bhp (74 PS/54 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 114 N·m (84 lb·ft/11.6 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Its stated weight at the kerb is 950 kg. Top stated speed is 162 km/h (101 mph), officially stated fuel consumption is 7.6/5.6/6.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.

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Dacia SupeRNova information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4030 mm
How heavy?
950 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1390 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
74 PS / 73 bhp / 54 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
114 Nm / 84 ft.lb / 11.6 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
162 km/h, 101 mph
How economical?
7.6/5.6/6.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

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Dacia SupeRNova data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2475 mm 97.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1395 mm 54.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1355 mm 53.3 inches
Length 4030 mm 158.7 inches
Width 1640 mm 64.6 inches
Height 1390 mm 54.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 950 kg 2094 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 44 litres 9.7 UK Gal 11.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code E7J
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1390 cc
(84.823 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75.8 × 77 mm
2.98 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 74 PS (73 bhp) (54 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output 52.5 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 114 Nm (84 ft·lb) (11.6 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 82.01 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1030.6 kPa (149.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 347.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 162 km/h (101 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 77.91 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
57.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
76.84 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.45 kg/kW
29.15 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.6/5.6/6.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.6/5.6/6.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre13.2/17.9/14.9 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG37.2/50.4/42.2 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG30.9/42.0/35.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 155.44 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 165/70 R 13 S
Tyres rear 165/70 R 13 S
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID112629
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Dacia SupeRNova added 2003-08-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.