1989 Rover 216 GSi 16v

Rover 216 GSi 16v is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that has an output of 114 bhp (116 PS/85 kW) of power at 6300 rpm, and maximum torque of 141 N·m (104 lb·ft/14.4 kgm) at 5200 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Having a claimed kerb weight of 1080 kg, the Rover 216 GSi 16v can dispense with the 0-60 mph benchmark sprint in 9.2 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 17.1 seconds. Top quoted speed is 193 km/h or 120 mph.

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Key facts

1989 Rover 216 GSi 16v information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4220 mm
How heavy?
1080 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1590 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
116 PS / 114 bhp / 85 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
141 Nm / 104 ft.lb / 14.4 kgm @ 5200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.2 s
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph

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1989 Rover 216 GSi 16v data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2540 100
Track/tread (front) 1475 58.1
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4220 166.1
Width 1940 76.4
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1080 kg 2381
Weight distribution 59 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Honda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1590 cc
(97.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 90 mm
2.95 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
116 PS (114 bhp) (85 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
71.7 bhp/litre
1.17 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
141 Nm (104 ft·lb) (14.4 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
88.68 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.1:1
Fuel system Honda PGM fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1114.4 kPa (161.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 397.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.1 s
Standing kilometre 31.3 s
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 107.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
78.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
105.56 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.7 kg/kW
21.22 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.4Li.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.77
Final drive ratio 4.44
general
Carfolio.com ID28006
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Rover 216 GSi 16v added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-04.