Holden Calais V6, 1995 MY

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The 3.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that develops 197 bhp (200 PS/147 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 304 N·m (224 lb·ft/31 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 4 speed automatic set of gears. It weighs a claimed 1495 kg at the kerb.

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Holden Calais V6, 1995 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4861 mm
How heavy?
1495 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
200 PS / 197 bhp / 147 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
304 Nm / 224 ft.lb / 31 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How economical?
7.2/11.5 l/100km city/highway

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1995 Holden Calais V6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2736 mm 107.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1491 mm 58.7 inches
Length 4861 mm 191.4 inches
Width 1794 mm 70.6 inches
Height 1403 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance 143 mm 5.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1495 kg 3296 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63 litres 13.9 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
200 PS (197 bhp) (147 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
304 Nm (224 ft·lb) (31 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
80.19 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1007.7 kPa (146.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 133.6 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
98.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
131.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.18 kg/kW
17 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.2/11.5 l/100km city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.2/11.5 l/100km city/highway
km/litre13.9/8.7 km/l city/highway
UK MPG39.2/24.6 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG32.7/20.5 US MPG city/highway
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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6.00 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.00 x 15
Tyres front P205/65 R 15 95H
Tyres rear P205/65 R 15 95H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID513535
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1995 Holden Calais V6 added 2017-04-01.
Last modified 2017-04-01.