Key facts

1973 Dornier Delta II SR information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 2 seats
How long?
2200 mm
How heavy?
540 kg
What size engine?
0.8 litre, 782 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
27.5 PS / 27.1 bhp / 20.2 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
52 Nm / 38 / 5.3 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How fast?
90 km/h, 56 mph


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1973 Dornier Delta II SR technical specifications


The Dornier Delta II SR is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine placed in the rear, and a 2 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 0.8 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 27.1 bhp (27.5 PS/20.2 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 52 N·m (38 lb·ft/5.3 kgm) at 2500 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
Stated weight at the kerb is 540 kg.
Its maximum speed stated is 90 km/h (56 mph).
1973 Dornier Delta II SR data
1973 Dornier Delta II SR data
Body type2 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 1400 55.1
Track/tread (front) 1180 46.5
Track/tread (rear) 1180 46.5
Length 2200 86.6
Width 1465 57.7
Height 1680 66.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 540 kg 1190 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 26 litres 5.7 UK Gal 6.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.8 litre
782 cc
(47.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 55.8 × 80 mm
2.2 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 27.5 PS (27.1 bhp) (20.2 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 34.7 bhp/litre
0.57 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 52 Nm (38 ft·lb) (5.3 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque 66.5 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Zenith 28 IF carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 835.6 kPa (121.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 195.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 90 km/h (56 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 50.88 PS/g
37.42 kW/g
50.19 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 26.72 kg/kW
44.63 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 rear
Engine layout longitudinal
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 125-12
Tyres rear 125-12
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.03
Final drive ratio 4.13
general ID510180
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 7.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Dornier Delta II SR added 2017-02-12.
Last modified 2017-02-12.

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