• Nissan Silvia spec-R

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Key facts

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

What body style?
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 / 28 kgm @ 4800 rpm


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1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R technical specifications


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.
1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R data
1999 Nissan Silvia spec-R S15 GF-S15 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
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
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
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/g
148.54 kW/g
199.19 bhp/ton
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 per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
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
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.77
Final drive ratio 3.69
general 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.

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