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Figures & Specs: DeLorean DMC -12 - [1981]

DeLorean DMC Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

DeLorean DMC Engine:

The Coupe version of the DMC model has a 2849 cc (173.8 ci) 12 valve V 6 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

DeLorean DMC Transmission:

This particular DeLorean DMC -12 has a 5 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

DeLorean DMC Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

DeLorean DMC Power:

The DMC's 2849 cc (173.8 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 130 bhp (96 kW) @ 0 rpm.

DeLorean DMC Torque:

The DeLorean DMC produces torque measuring 153 lb-ft (207.4 Nm) @ 0 rpm.

DeLorean DMC Power to Weight:

The DMC weighs around 1244 kg (2742 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 104.5 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 122.9 lb-ft of torque per ton.

DeLorean DMC Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

DeLorean DMC Top Speed:

The DeLorean DMC -12 - [1981] has a top speed of 130 mph (209.2 kph)

DeLorean DMC Acceleration:

This DMC 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 15.14 seconds with a trap speed of 78.6 mph.

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DeLorean DMC -12 - [1981]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1981 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 2849 cc (173.8 ci) 12 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V 6
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 5 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 130 mph (209.2 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): 24.3 secs
  • Power: 130 bhp (96 kW) @ 0 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1244 kgs (2742 lbs)
  • Torque: 153 lb-ft (207.4 Nm) @ 0 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 17.33 secs @ 78.6 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 104.5 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 122.9 lb-ft
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