1999 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi US

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve supercharged powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.8 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) at 5200 rpm and 380 Nm (280 lbft/38.8 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The Pontiac Bonneville SSEi weighs a stated 1747 kg at the kerb. Maximum claimed speed is 203 km/h or 126 mph.

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Key facts

1999 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5146 mm
How heavy?
1747 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
380 Nm / 280 ft.lb / 38.8 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.5 s
How fast?
203 km/h, 126 mph

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1999 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2850 112.2
Track/tread (front) 1590 62.6
Track/tread (rear) 1577 62.1
Length 5146 202.6
Width 1885 74.2
Height 1438 56.6
Ground clearance 135 5.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1747 kg 3851
Weight distribution 59.1 % front
fuel tank capacity 70.1 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L67
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
63.3 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
380 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.8 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
100.24 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1259.6 kPa (182.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor 1 Eaton M-90 supercharger
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 22.80 s
Standing quarter-mile 15.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 203 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 139.29 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
102.44 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
137.38 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.76 kg/kW
16.31 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
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID79937
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi added 2001-03-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.