• Radical SR3

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Key facts

2001 Radical SR3 information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How long?
4190 mm
How heavy?
465 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1500 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
256 PS / 252 bhp / 188 kW @ 9500 rpm
How much torque?
214 Nm / 158 / 21.8 kgm @ 7000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 3.8 s
How fast?
237 km/h, 147 mph


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2001 Radical SR3 technical specifications


This vehicle has a roadster type body with a mid located engine powering the rear wheels.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 1.5 litre 4 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 252 bhp (256 PS/188 kW) at 9500 rpm and 214 N·m (158 lb·ft/21.8 kgm) at 7000 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual 'box.
Stated weight at the kerb is 465 kg.
It is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 237 km/h or 147 mph.
2001 Radical SR3 data
2001 Radical SR3 data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors0
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2370 93.3
Track/tread (front) 1760 69.3
Track/tread (rear) 1760 69.3
Length 4190 165
Width 1785 70.3
Height 1070 42.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 465 kg 1025 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type
Engine manufacturer Suzuki
Engine code W701
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.5 litre
1500 cc
(91.536 cu in)
Bore × Stroke
Bore/stroke ratio
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 256 PS (252 bhp) (188 kW)
at 9500 rpm
Specific output 168 bhp/litre
2.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 214 Nm (158 ft·lb) (21.8 kgm)
at 7000 rpm
Specific torque 142.67 Nm/litre
1.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM 10500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Other
Unitary capacity 375 cc
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 3.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 8.90 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 237 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 549.47 PS/g
404.12 kW/g
541.94 bhp/ton
0.24 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 2.47 kg/kW
4.13 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 8 x 16
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter 260 mm
Rear brake diameter 260 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID117733
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Radical SR3 added 2004-01-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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