1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R S15 GF-S15

The Silvia spec-R is a rear wheel drive coupé automobile with a front placed engine, from Nissan. The Silvia spec-R forms part of Nissan's S15 series. The 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 247 bhp (250 PS/184 kW) of power at 6400 rpm, and maximum torque of 275 N·m (203 lb·ft/28 kgm) at 4800 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. Quoted kerb weight is 1240 kg.

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Key facts

1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R S15 GF-S15 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4445 mm
How heavy?
1240 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
250 PS / 247 bhp / 184 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
275 Nm / 203 ft.lb / 28 kgm @ 4800 rpm

Nissan S15 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1998 cm3 225 PS 222 bhp 166 kW 1270 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1998 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1200 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 1998 cm3 160 PS 158 bhp 118 kW 1450 kg

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1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2525 99.4
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1460 57.5
Length 4445 175
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1285 50.6
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1240 kg 2734
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan
Engine code SR20DET
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 250 PS (247 bhp) (184 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 123.6 bhp/litre
2.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 275 Nm (203 ft·lb) (28 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque 137.64 Nm/litre
1.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1729.6 kPa (250.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
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
Power-to-weight ratio 201.96 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
148.54 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
199.19 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.73 kg/kW
11.25 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 9.80 m
Front suspension I.S.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/55 R 16 89V
Tyres rear 205/55 R 16 89V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.77
Final drive ratio 3.69
general
Carfolio.com ID27291
Production total
Model code GF-S15
Model family S15
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R added 1999-07-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.