1957 Zündapp Janus

The Janus is a motor car from Zündapp, with rear wheel drive, a mid located engine and a 2 door saloon body style. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 0.2 litre capacity. This unit features two stroke valve gear, 1 cylinder layout,. It develops 14 bhp (14.2 PS/10.4 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 21.1 N·m (15.6 lb·ft/2.2 kgm). The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 425 kg. The Zündapp Janus is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 80 km/h or 50 mph.

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1957 Zündapp Janus information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4 seats
How long?
2890 mm
How heavy?
425 kg
What size engine?
0.2 litre, 247 cm3
How many cylinders?
How much power?
14.2 PS / 14 bhp / 10.4 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
21.1 Nm / 15.6 ft.lb / 2.2 kgm
How fast?
80 km/h, 50 mph
1957 Zündapp Janus data
bodywork
Body type4 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 1825 mm 71.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1150 mm 45.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1180 mm 46.5 inches
Length 2890 mm 113.8 inches
Width 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 425 kg 937 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders 1
Capacity 0.2 litre
247 cc
(15.073 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 67 × 70 mm
2.64 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear two stroke (TS)
0 valves per cylinder
0 valves in total
maximum power output 14.2 PS (14 bhp) (10.4 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 56.7 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 21.1 Nm (15.6 ft·lb) (2.2 kgm)
Specific torque 85.43 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.8:1
Fuel system 1 Bing carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 536.7 kPa (77.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 247 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 80 km/h (50 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 33.4 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
24.56 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
32.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 40.71 kg/kW
68 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 9.40 m
Front suspension I.
Rear suspension I.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 4.40 x 12
Tyres rear 4.40 x 12
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.69
general
Carfolio.com ID89672
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 2.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1957 Zündapp Janus added 2006-01-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.