Key facts

1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4544 mm
How heavy?
1220 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2213 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
176 PS / 174 bhp / 130 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 / 27.6 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.6 s
How fast?
217 km/h, 135 mph


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1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z technical specifications


This automobile has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 2.2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 174 bhp (176 PS/130 kW) at 5200 rpm and 271 N·m (200 lb·ft/27.6 kgm) at 4800 rpm respectively.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
With a stated kerb weight of 1220 kg, the Dodge Daytona Shelby Z performs the 0-60 mph sprint in 7.6 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 16 seconds.
Its maximum speed claimed is 217 km/h, which is 135 mph.
1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z data
1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2464 97
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4544 178.9
Width 1760 69.3
Height 1278 50.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1220 kg 2690 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2213 cc
(135.046 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 92 mm
3.44 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
176 PS (174 bhp) (130 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
78.6 bhp/litre
1.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
122.46 Nm/litre
1.48 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.1:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1538.9 kPa (223.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 553.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett T3 turbo
Intercooler Yes
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 217 km/h (135 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 144.61 PS/g
106.35 kW/g
142.62 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.4 kg/kW
15.71 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
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension DA.TLi.PR.CS.ARB.
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
Final drive ratio
general ID5665
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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