Key facts

1984 Panther Kallista 2.8i information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How long?
3850 mm
How heavy?
965 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5700 rpm
How much torque?
216 Nm / 159 / 22 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.5 s
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph


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1984 Panther Kallista 2.8i technical specifications


The Panther Kallista 2.8i is a 2 door roadster style car with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.8 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) at 5700 rpm and 216 Nm (159 lbft/22 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Having a claimed kerb weight of 965 kg, the Panther Kallista 2.8i manages to cover the 0-60 mph dash in 7.5 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 16.3 seconds.
Its maximum speed quoted is 193 km/h, which is 120 mph.
1984 Panther Kallista 2.8i data
1984 Panther Kallista 2.8i data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2550 100.4
Track/tread (front) 1450 57.1
Track/tread (rear) 1370 53.9
Length 3850 151.6
Width 1690 66.5
Height 1270 50
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 965 kg 2127 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 68.5 mm
3.66 × 2.7 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.36
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5700 rpm
Specific output 53.7 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 216 Nm (159 ft·lb) (22 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 77.36 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system Bo K-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 972.2 kPa (141 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 157.6 PS/g
115.91 kW/g
155.44 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.63 kg/kW
14.41 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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
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
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.09
general ID33682
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Panther Kallista 2.8i added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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