1988 Pontiac Banshee Concept

The Pontiac Banshee is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the engine placed in the front, and a coupé body. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 4 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) of power at 5600 rpm.

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Pontiac Banshee -
Pontiac Banshee
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Key facts

1988 Pontiac Banshee Concept information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5105 mm
What size engine?
4 litre, 4042 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
233 PS / 230 bhp / 172 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1988 Pontiac Banshee data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2667 105
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5105 201
Width 2032 80
Height 1176 46.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4 litre
4042 cc
(246.658 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 76 mm
3.62 × 2.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 233 PS (230 bhp) (172 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 56.9 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 505.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID308
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Pontiac Banshee added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.