1989 Jiotto Caspita

The Jiotto Caspita is a coupé with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 3.5 litre naturally aspirated 12 cylinder engine, with 5 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 444 bhp (450 PS/331 kW) at 10000 rpm and 362 N·m (267 lb·ft/36.9 kgm) at 6000 rpm respectively. This power is transferred to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1100 kg. The Jiotto Caspita is said to be able to attain a top speed of 320 km/h, or 199 mph.

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Jiotto Caspita
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Jiotto Caspita
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Key facts

1989 Jiotto Caspita information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4534 mm
How heavy?
1100 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3497 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, Flat
How much power?
450 PS / 444 bhp / 331 kW @ 10000 rpm
How much torque?
362 Nm / 267 ft.lb / 36.9 kgm @ 6000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.7 s
How fast?
320 km/h, 199 mph

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1989 Jiotto Caspita data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2700 mm 106.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1630 mm 64.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1600 mm 63 inches
Length 4534 mm 178.5 inches
Width 1996 mm 78.6 inches
Height 1135 mm 44.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1100 kg 2425 lb
Weight distribution 40 % front
fuel tank capacity 100 litres 22 UK Gal 26.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Motori Moderni
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 12
Capacity 3.5 litre
3497 cc
(213.4 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 52.6 mm
3.31 × 2.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.6
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
5 valves per cylinder
60 valves in total
maximum power output 450 PS (444 bhp) (331 kW)
at 10000 rpm
Specific output 127 bhp/litre
2.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 362 Nm (267 ft·lb) (36.9 kgm)
at 6000 rpm
Specific torque 103.52 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1300.8 kPa (188.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 291.42 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 320 km/h (199 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 409.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
300.99 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
403.64 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.18 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.32 kg/kW
5.55 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 mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 9JJ x 17
Wheel size rear 13JJ x 17
Tyres front 245/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear 335/35 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter 332 mm
Rear brake diameter 332 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.48
general
Carfolio.com ID8250
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Jiotto Caspita added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-07-25.