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1997 Honda Civic Type R
(97-00)
Honda Civic Type R
1993 Renault Clio Williams 2.0 16v
(93-96)
Renault Clio Williams 2.0 16v
1987 Peugeot 205 GTI 1.9
(87-88)
Peugeot 205 GTI 1.9
1975 Volkswagen Golf GTI
(75-82)
Volkswagen Golf GTI
1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth
(92-96)
Ford Escort RS Cosworth
1991 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione
(91-92)
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione
Engine

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.6L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.9L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

1.6L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4 Turbo

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4 Turbo

Drivetrain

Drivetrain Layout

Front - FWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - FWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - FWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - FWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - AWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - AWD

Top Speed

Top SpeedTop Speed

146 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

134 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

128 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

112 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

140 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

132 mph

Acceleration

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.7 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

7.8 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

7.8 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

9.0 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.9 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.7 sec

Total Power

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

182 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

145 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

126 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

108 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

227 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

207 BHP

Economy

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

29.7 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

25 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

36.2 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

unavailable

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28.2 mpg

Kerb Weight

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1090 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

990 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

875 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

810 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1275 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1250 kg

Luggage

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

225-600 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

265-1055 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

290-1098 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

unavailable

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

267 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

260 L

Top Speed

146 mph235 Km/h

134 mph215 Km/h

128 mph206 Km/h

112 mph180 Km/h

140 mph225 Km/h

132 mph212 Km/h

0-62 mph

6.7 sec

7.8 sec

7.8 sec

9 sec

5.9 sec

5.7 sec

Economy

29.7 mpg

25 mpg

36.2 mpg

28 mpg

28.2 mpg

Range

294 Miles473 Km

236 Miles380 Km

398 Miles640 Km

338 Miles544 Km

341 Miles548 Km

Power / Weight

167 BHP/Tonne5.99 kg/BHP

146 BHP/Tonne6.83 kg/BHP

144 BHP/Tonne6.94 kg/BHP

133 BHP/Tonne7.50 kg/BHP

178 BHP/Tonne5.62 kg/BHP

166 BHP/Tonne6.04 kg/BHP

Total Power

182 BHP185 ps

145 BHP147 ps

126 BHP128 ps

108 BHP110 ps

227 BHP230 ps

207 BHP210 ps

Total Torque

160 NM118 lb/ft

175 NM129 lb/ft

161 NM119 lb/ft

140 NM103 lb/ft

310 NM229 lb/ft

300 NM221 lb/ft

Model Platform

Civic (96-01)

Clio (90-98)

205 (83-98)

Golf (74-83)

Escort (90-95)

Delta (79-94)

Doors

3

3

3

3-5

3

5

Seats

5

5

5

5

5

5

Cargo Space

225-600 L

265-1055 L

290-1098 L

267 L

260 L

Fuel Tank

45 L

43 L

50 L

45 L

55 L

55 L

Tow Capacity

550-1150 kg

Width

1695 mm

1632 mm

1572 mm

1630 mm

1738 mm

1686 mm

Height

1359 mm

1395 mm

1350 mm

1395 mm

1425 mm

1365 mm

Wheelbase

2620 mm

2467 mm

2420 mm

2400 mm

2552 mm

2479 mm

Length

4180 mm

3716 mm

3705 mm

3705 mm

4211 mm

3898 mm

Front Track

1480 mm

1467 mm

1448 mm

Rear Track

1488 mm

1480 mm

1440 mm

Configuration

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Inline 4

Engine Size

1.6 Litre1595cc

2 Litre1998cc

1.9 Litre1905cc

1.6 Litre1588cc

2 Litre1993cc

2 Litre1995cc

Peak Power

182 BHP185 ps

145 BHP147 ps

126 BHP128 ps

108 BHP110 ps

227 BHP230 ps

207 BHP210 ps

Peak Torque

160 NM118 lb/ft

175 NM129 lb/ft

161 NM119 lb/ft

140 NM103 lb/ft

310 NM229 lb/ft

300 NM221 lb/ft

Specific Output

114 BHP/L

72 BHP/L

66 BHP/L

68 BHP/L

113 BHP/L

103 BHP/L

Aspiration

Natural

Natural

Natural

Natural

Turbo

Turbo

Valvetrain

DOHC

DOHC

SOHC

SOHC

SOHC

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

4

2

2

4

4

Fuel

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Compression

10.8:1

10:1

9.6:1

8:1

7.5:1

Bore x Stroke

81x77.4mm

82.7x93mm

83x88mm

90.8x76.9mm

84x90mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Multi-point

Injection

Injection

Injection

Injection

Position

Front

Front

Front

Front

Front

Front

Orientation

Transversal

Transversal

Transversal

Transversal

Longitudinal

Transversal

Driven Wheels

Front (FWD)

Front (FWD)

Front (FWD)

Front (FWD)

All (AWD)

All (AWD)

Front Tyres

195/55R15 V

185/55R15

185/55R15

175/70R13

225/45R16 Z

205/50R15 V

Rear Tyres

195/55R15 V

185/55R15

185/55R15

175/70R13

225/45R16 Z

205/50R15 V

Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

5 Gears

5 Gears

4 Gears

5 Gears

5 Gears

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Disc

Rear Brakes

Solid Disc

Solid Disc

Solid Disc

Drum

Vented Disc

Disc

F. Suspension

Double Wishbone

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

R. Suspension

Double Wishbone

Trailing-Arm

Trailing-Arm

Trailing-Arm

Torsion Beam

MacPherson Strut

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