Key facts

1992 Rover 216 GTi Coupé information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4250 mm
How heavy?
1090 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1590 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
124 PS / 122 bhp / 91 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
140 Nm / 103 / 14.3 kgm @ 5700 rpm
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph


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1992 Rover 216 GTi Coupé technical specifications


This automobile has a 3 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.6 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 122 bhp (124 PS/91 kW) at 6800 rpm and 140 Nm (103 lbft/14.3 kgm) at 5700 rpm respectively.
The power is delivered to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1090 kg.
It is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 200 km/h (124 mph).
1992 Rover 216 GTi Coupé data
1992 Rover 216 GTi Coupé data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2550 100.4
Track/tread (front) 1475 58.1
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 4250 167.3
Width 1680 66.1
Height 1370 53.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1090 kg 2403 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Honda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1590 cc
(97.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 90 mm
2.95 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
124 PS (122 bhp) (91 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output
76.7 bhp/litre
1.26 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
140 Nm (103 ft·lb) (14.3 kgm)
at 5700 rpm
Specific torque
88.05 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Honda PGM fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1106.5 kPa (160.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 397.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 113.48 PS/g
83.46 kW/g
111.93 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.98 kg/kW
20.01 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.20 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 4.25
general ID34980
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Rover 216 GTi Coupé added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-04.

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