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Figures & Specs: Datsun 280 ZX - [1979]

Datsun 280 Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

Datsun 280 Engine:

The Coupe version of the 280 model has a 2753 cc (167.9 ci) 12 valve Straight 6 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

Datsun 280 Transmission:

This particular Datsun 280 ZX has a 5 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Datsun 280 Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

Datsun 280 Power:

The 280's 2753 cc (167.9 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 140 bhp (104 kW) @ 5200 rpm.

Datsun 280 Torque:

The Datsun 280 produces torque measuring 149 lb-ft (202.0 Nm) @ 4000 rpm.

Datsun 280 Power to Weight:

The 280 weighs around 1272 kg (2804 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 110.0 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 117.1 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Datsun 280 Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

Datsun 280 Top Speed:

The Datsun 280 ZX - [1979] has a top speed of 117 mph (188.2 kph)

Datsun 280 Acceleration:

This 280 accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 8.3 seconds or 0-100kph in 8.6s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 15.05 seconds with a trap speed of 80.0 mph.

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Datsun 280 ZX - [1979]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1979 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 2753 cc (167.9 ci) 12 Valve
  • Engine Formation: Straight 6
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 5 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 117 mph (188.2 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 8.3 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 8.6 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 140 bhp (104 kW) @ 5200 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1272 kgs (2804 lbs)
  • Torque: 149 lb-ft (202.0 Nm) @ 4000 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 17.02 secs @ 80.0 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 110.0 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 117.1 lb-ft
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