1989 Renault 21 2.0 GTX Hatchback

The Renault 21 2.0 GTX Hatchback is a 5 door hatchback style road car with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels. The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) and 159 Nm (117 lbft/16.2 kgm) respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1090 kg. It is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 192 km/h (119 mph).

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1989 Renault 21 2.0 GTX Hatchback information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4460 mm
How heavy?
1090 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW
How much torque?
159 Nm / 117 ft.lb / 16.2 kgm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11 s
How fast?
192 km/h, 119 mph

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1989 Renault 21 2.0 GTX Hatchback data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2660 mm 104.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4460 mm 175.6 inches
Width 1724 mm 67.9 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1090 kg 2403 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 82 mm
3.46 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
Specific output 52.6 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 159 Nm (117 ft·lb) (16.2 kgm)
Specific torque 79.7 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1001.5 kPa (145.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 11 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 192 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 97.67 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.83 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.92 kg/kW
23.25 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 unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID5357
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Renault 21 2.0 GTX Hatchback added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.