Key facts

1979 Isuzu 117 XD Coupé, 1981 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4320 mm
How heavy?
1165 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2238 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
73 PS / 72 bhp / 54 kW @ 4300 rpm
How much torque?
139 Nm / 103 ft.lb / 14.2 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How fast?
130 km/h, 81 mph

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1979 Isuzu 117 XD Coupé technical specifications

Introduction

The 117 XD Coupé is a road car from Isuzu, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a Giorgetto Giugiaro at Ghia-desgined 2 door coupé body style.
The Isuzu 117 XD Coupé's engine is a naturally aspirated diesel, 2.2 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 72 bhp (73 PS/54 kW) of power at 4300 rpm, and maximum torque of 139 N·m (103 lb·ft/14.2 kgm) at 2400 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual transmission.
It weighs a claimed 1165 kg at the kerb.
Top claimed speed is 130 km/h (81 mph).
1979 Isuzu 117 XD Coupé data
1979 Isuzu 117 XD Coupé, 1981 MY data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerGiorgetto Giugiaro at Ghia
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 98.4
Track/tread (front) 1350 53.1
Track/tread (rear) 1310 51.6
Length 4320 170.1
Width 1600 63
Height 1320 52
Ground clearance 180 7.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1165 kg 2568 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 56 litres 12.3 UK Gal 14.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Isuzu
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2238 cc
(136.571 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 92 mm
3.46 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS)
73 PS (72 bhp) (54 kW)
at 4300 rpm
Specific output
(JIS)
32.2 bhp/litre
0.53 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS)
139 Nm (103 ft·lb) (14.2 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS)
62.11 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 21:1
Fuel system Bo diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 780.5 kPa (113.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 559.5 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
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 130 km/h (81 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 62.66 PS/g
46.09 kW/g
61.8 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.7 kg/kW
36.24 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 165 SR 13
Tyres rear 165 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.91
general
Carfolio.com ID116182
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Isuzu 117 XD Coupé added 2003-11-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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