Key facts

Renault Torino GR, 1982 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4730 mm
How heavy?
1423 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3770 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 / 26.3 kgm @ 1800 rpm
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph


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1982 Renault Torino GR technical specifications


The Renault Torino GR is a rear wheel drive car, with the motor positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.8 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 4500 rpm, and maximum torque of 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 1800 rpm.
A 4 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels.
Its stated kerb weight is 1423 kg.
Maximum speed stated is 185 km/h, which is 115 mph.
1982 Renault Torino GR data
Renault Torino GR, 1982 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2720 107.1
Track/tread (front) 1460 57.5
Track/tread (rear) 1410 55.5
Length 4730 186.2
Width 1800 70.9
Height 1440 56.7
Ground clearance 153 6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1423 kg 3137 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64 litres 14.1 UK Gal 16.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3770 cc
(230.06 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.9 × 111.1 mm
3.34 × 4.37 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.76
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
37.1 bhp/litre
0.61 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 1800 rpm
Specific torque
68.44 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 1 Ca ABD 2060-S carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 860 kPa (124.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 5000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 628.33 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)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 99.75 PS/g
73.36 kW/g
98.38 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.63 kg/kW
22.77 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.50 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185 HR 14
Tyres rear 185 HR 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general ID78507
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Renault Torino GR added 2001-03-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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