Cizeta Moroder V16T Prototype 1988 Design Interior Exterior Car

The Cizeta-Moroder V16T, shortly known as barely the Cizeta V16T, is an Italian van (built from 1991 to 1995) created by automotive computer geek Claudio Zampolli in a united venture by all of music columnist Giorgio Moroder and designed aside famed Marcello Gandini. It was the unaccompanied product of the Cizeta company. It was inflated by a total of ex-Lamborghini employees and from the ground up introduced in 1988.

The Cizeta-Moroder elect comes from the spelling in Italian of the initials of the tailor Claudio Zampolli (that is to what place the cast “Cizeta” comes from; Ci-Zeta is italian for the letters C-Z, Zampolli’s initials) and Giorgio Moroder. The V16T signifies that its iron horse is a V16 team mounted Transversely in the innermost tail how things stack up, practically forward of the rear axle and ran up a bill the horseback rider seats. However, the iron horse was not a true V16. Rather, it was engineered from the reinforce up as two slum plane V8s show and tell a single obstruct, mounted transversely, mutually gearing mid the two providing a single produce from the middle of the road of the engine congress to the longitudinal transmission.

The chassis was formed of an aluminum honeycomb arrangement, jammed in a sleek biggest slice of the cake designed by Marcello Gandini, who had then designed the Lamborghini Countach and small number aerodynamic Maseratis. The has a part in of the V16T is necessarily an original raw material for the Lamborghini Diablo by Gandini when he was at Lamborghini. However, in 1987 when Chrysler obtained controlling high on the hog in Lamborghini, their study team “softened” the edges and commonly modified Gandini’s original raw material, leaving Gandini famously unimpressed. Gandini by the time mentioned joined forces by all of Zampolli and they conceived the Cizeta based on Gandini’s original raw material for the Diablo. Thus, in small number ways, the van could be expected what the Diablo would have looked appreciate had Chrysler not intervened. Zampolli is credited by the whole of most of the indisputable rear study, at the same time Gandini is caught in the act for the rest.

body type 2 seater fixed-head coupé
number of doors 2
designer Marcello Gandini
Dimensions & Weights
mm inches
wheelbase 2694 106.1
track/tread (front) 1610 63.4
track/tread (rear) 1666 65.6
length 4445 175
width 2057 81
height 1115 43.9
ground clearance 120 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
kerb weight 1700 kg 3748 lb
fuel tank capacity 120 litres 26.4 UK Gal 31.7 US Gal
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Cizeta-Moroder
cylinders V 16 in 90° vee
capacity 6 litre
5995 cc
(365.837 cu in)
bore × stroke 86 × 64.5 mm
3.39 × 2.54 in
bore/stroke ratio 1.33
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
64 valves in total
maximum power output
548 PS (540 bhp) (403 kW)
at 8000 rpm
specific output
90.1 bhp/litre
1.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
542 Nm (400 ft·lb) (55.3 kgm)
at 6000 rpm
specific torque
90.41 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
compression ratio 9.3:1
fuel system Bo K-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1136.1 kPa (164.8 psi)
crankshaft bearings 10
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 374.69 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
acceleration 0-60mph 4 s
acceleration 0-100km/h 4.5 s
maximum speed 328 km/h (204 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 322.06 PS/g
236.87 kW/g
317.65 bhp/ton
0.14 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 4.22 kg/kW
7.05 lb/bhp
engine position mid
engine layout transverse
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering rack & pinion
turning circle 12.90 m
front suspension I.DW.ARB.
rear suspension I.DW.CS.
tyres front 245/40 ZR 17
tyres rear 335/35 ZR 17
brakes f/r VeDi/VeDi-S
front brake diameter 332 mm
rear brake diameter 332 mm
gearbox 5 speed manual
top gear ratio 0.7
final drive ratio 4.11

Cizeta Moroder V16T Prototype 1988 Design Interior Exterior Car

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