Key facts

1987 Daihatsu Charade Turbo information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3607 mm
How heavy?
782 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 993 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
68 PS / 67 bhp / 50 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
106 Nm / 78 / 10.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.3 s
How fast?
166 km/h, 103 mph


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1987 Daihatsu Charade Turbo technical specifications


The Daihatsu Charade Turbo is a hatchback with a front mounted powerplant which transmits its power to the front wheels.
Its 3 cylinder, single overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 67 bhp (68 PS/50 kW) at 5500 rpm and 106 Nm (78 lbft/10.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the wheels.
The stated kerb weight is 782 kg.
Top quoted speed is 166 km/h (103 mph).
1987 Daihatsu Charade Turbo data
1987 Daihatsu Charade Turbo data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2340 92.1
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3607 142
Width 1615 63.6
Height 1397 55
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.54
Kerb weight 782 kg 1724 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Daihatsu
Engine code CB-60
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 1 litre
993 cc
(60.597 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 73 mm
2.99 × 2.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
6 valves in total
maximum power output 68 PS (67 bhp) (50 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 67.5 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 106 Nm (78 ft·lb) (10.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 106.75 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1341.4 kPa (194.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 331 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 166 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 86.87 PS/g
63.89 kW/g
85.68 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.65 kg/kW
26.14 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 I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.ARB.
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 ID6446
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Daihatsu Charade Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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