1976 Renault 20 TL

The Renault 20 TL is a front wheel drive automobile, with the engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Powering the Renault 20 TL is an overhead valve, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 96 bhp (97 PS/72 kW) at 5750 rpm and 133 N·m (98 lb·ft/13.6 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. This power is delivered to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1175 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed quoted is 165 km/h, which is 103 mph.

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Renault 20 TL -
Renault 20 TL
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Key facts

1976 Renault 20 TL information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4521 mm
How heavy?
1175 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1647 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
97 PS / 96 bhp / 72 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
133 Nm / 98 ft.lb / 13.6 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph

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1976 Renault 20 TL data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2667 105
Track/tread (front) 1448 57
Track/tread (rear) 1435 56.5
Length 4521 178
Width 1727 68
Height 1422 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1175 kg 2590
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 59.1 litres 13 UK Gal 15.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1647 cc
(100.506 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 84 mm
3.11 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
97 PS (96 bhp) (72 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
58.3 bhp/litre
0.96 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
133 Nm (98 ft·lb) (13.6 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
80.75 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1014.8 kPa (147.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 411.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82.84 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.7 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.41 kg/kW
27.42 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 front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 4.000
Turning circle 11.20 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1.04
Final drive ratio 3.78
general
Carfolio.com ID72490
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Renault 20 TL added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.