Jeep CJ-7, 1979 MY

Jeep CJ-7 is a car that has an off-road vehicle type body with a front located engine powering all four wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.2 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 98 bhp (99 PS/73 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 261 N·m (193 lb·ft/26.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm. The power is supplied to the wheels via a 2X3 speed manual gearbox. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1228 kg.

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Jeep CJ-7, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
0 door off-road vehicle with 2 seats
How long?
3760 mm
How heavy?
1228 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4235 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
99 PS / 98 bhp / 73 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
261 Nm / 193 ft.lb / 26.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Jeep CJ-7 models

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1979 Jeep CJ-7 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors0
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2370 mm 93.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1308 mm 51.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1270 mm 50 inches
Length 3760 mm 148 inches
Width 1740 mm 68.5 inches
Height 1720 mm 67.7 inches
Ground clearance 175 mm 6.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1228 kg 2707 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer AMC
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.2 litre
4235 cc
(258.436 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.3 × 99.1 mm
3.75 × 3.9 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
99 PS (98 bhp) (73 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
23.1 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
261 Nm (193 ft·lb) (26.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.63 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 774.5 kPa (112.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 705.83 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 80.91 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
59.51 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
79.8 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.8 kg/kW
28.07 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.50 m
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1780 cm2
Gearbox 2X3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID58366
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Jeep CJ-7 added 1996-12-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.