Talbot Tagora SX, 1982 MY

The Talbot Tagora SX is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied motor vehicle with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.7 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 163 bhp (165 PS/122 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm. A 5 speed manual 'box transmits the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1255 kg. Its maximum speed stated is 195 km/h, which is 121 mph.

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Talbot Tagora SX, 1982 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4630 mm
How heavy?
1255 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2664 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
165 PS / 163 bhp / 122 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 ft.lb / 23.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph

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1982 Talbot Tagora SX data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2810 110.6
Track/tread (front) 1510 59.4
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4630 182.3
Width 1810 71.3
Height 1440 56.7
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1255 kg 2767
Weight distribution 54 % front
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer PRV
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 2.7 litre
2664 cc
(162.567 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 73 mm
3.46 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
165 PS (163 bhp) (122 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
61.2 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
86.34 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1084.9 kPa (157.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 444 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.1 s
Standing kilometre 30.2 s
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 131.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
96.85 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
129.88 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.33 kg/kW
17.25 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.400
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.LW.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 210/65 HR 365
Tyres rear 210/65 HR 365
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2165 cm2
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID34716
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Talbot Tagora SX added 1998-12-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.