1991 Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo

The Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo is a front wheel drive automobile, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.2 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 224 bhp (227 PS/167 kW) at 6000 rpm and 294 Nm (217 lbft/30 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. The Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo weighs a stated 1400 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 225 km/h (140 mph).

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Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo -
Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo
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Key facts

1991 Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4602 mm
How heavy?
1400 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2213 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
227 PS / 224 bhp / 167 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
294 Nm / 217 ft.lb / 30 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.5 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph

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1991 Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2630 mm 103.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1463 mm 57.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1453 mm 57.2 inches
Length 4602 mm 181.2 inches
Width 1730 mm 68.1 inches
Height 1360 mm 53.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1400 kg 3086 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2213 cc
(135.046 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 92 mm
3.44 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 227 PS (224 bhp) (167 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 101.2 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 294 Nm (217 ft·lb) (30 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 132.85 Nm/litre
1.61 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1669.5 kPa (242.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 553.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 162.22 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
119.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
160 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.38 kg/kW
14 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 unknown
Drive wheels front 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 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID3377
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Dodge Spirit R/T Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.