Key facts

1969 Renault 10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4204 mm
How heavy?
792 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1289 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
53 PS / 52 bhp / 39 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
98 Nm / 72 / 10 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How fast?
134 km/h, 83 mph


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1969 Renault 10 technical specifications


The 10 is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a rear located engine, produced by Renault.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 52 bhp (53 PS/39 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 98 N·m (72 lb·ft/10 kgm) at 2500 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 792 kg.
The Renault 10 is said to be able to manage a top speed of 134 km/h, or 83 mph.
1969 Renault 10 data
1969 Renault 10 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2267 89.3
Track/tread (front) 1251 49.3
Track/tread (rear) 1219 48
Length 4204 165.5
Width 1524 60
Height 1410 55.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight 792 kg 1746 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1289 cc
(78.66 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73 × 77 mm
2.87 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 53 PS (52 bhp) (39 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 40.3 bhp/litre
0.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 98 Nm (72 ft·lb) (10 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque 76.03 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 955.4 kPa (138.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 322.25 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 134 km/h (83 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 66.57 PS/g
48.96 kW/g
65.66 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.42 kg/kW
34.12 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 4.13
general ID5709
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 13.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Renault 10 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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