• Renault Clio 1.4 RT

    Renault Clio 1.4 RT -

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Key facts

1991 Renault Clio 1.4 RT information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3708 mm
How heavy?
850 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1390 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
81 PS / 80 bhp / 60 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
107 Nm / 79 / 10.9 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.2 s
How fast?
171 km/h, 106 mph


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1991 Renault Clio 1.4 RT technical specifications


The Renault Clio 1.4 RT is a hatchback with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power to the front wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 80 bhp (81 PS/60 kW) of power at 5750 rpm, and maximum torque of 107 N·m (79 lb·ft/10.9 kgm) at 3500 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.
With a claimed kerb weight of 850 kg, the Renault Clio 1.4 RT covers the 0-100 km/h dash in 11.2 seconds and the kilometre from rest in 33.13 seconds.
The Renault Clio 1.4 RT is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 171 km/h which is 106 mph.
1991 Renault Clio 1.4 RT data
1991 Renault Clio 1.4 RT data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2465 97
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3708 146
Width 1626 64
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.5
Kerb weight 850 kg 1874 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1390 cc
(84.823 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75.8 × 77 mm
2.98 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 81 PS (80 bhp) (60 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output 57.6 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 107 Nm (79 ft·lb) (10.9 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 76.98 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 967.3 kPa (140.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 347.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.8 s
Standing kilometre 33.13 s
Maximum speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 95.43 PS/g
70.18 kW/g
94.12 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.25 kg/kW
23.8 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
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
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID5335
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1991 Renault Clio 1.4 RT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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