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1980 Renault 18 Turbo information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4394 mm
How heavy?
1040 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1565 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
181 Nm / 133 ft.lb / 18.5 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.00 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph

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1980 Renault 18 Turbo technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine powering the front wheels.
The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.6 litres. For this model it develops power and torque figures of 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) at 5500 rpm and 181 Nm (133 lbft/18.5 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively.
A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1040 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 195 km/h, or 121 mph.
1980 Renault 18 Turbo data
1980 Renault 18 Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2466 97.1
Track/tread (front) 1415 55.7
Track/tread (rear) 1346 53
Length 4394 173
Width 1697 66.8
Height 1397 55
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1040 kg 2293 lb
Weight distribution 60.30 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.340
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1565 cc
(95.502 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 84 mm
3.03 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 79.9 bhp/litre
1.31 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 181 Nm (133 ft·lb) (18.5 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque 115.65 Nm/litre
1.4 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1453.4 kPa (210.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 391.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.00 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.90 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 121.86 PS/g
89.63 kW/g
120.19 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.16 kg/kW
18.64 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 unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension RA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.78
general
Carfolio.com ID28809
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Renault 18 Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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