Kia Elan 1996 Design Interior Exterior Car

After the last generation keep running of the Elan in 1995, Kia Motors purchased every one of the rights to the Elan from Lotus with the goal Kia should fabricate its own particular rendition. Apparently, the Kia rendition looks verging on indistinguishable to the first. The most clear contrast is the diverse taillights, composed by Kia, set up of the Renault Alpine back lights of the first Lotus adaptation.

From 1996 to 1999, Kia Motech (Kia Motor-innovation) delivered the auto (in Ansan, South Korea) as the Kia Elan for the Korean market, utilizing a 151 hp (113 kW) 1.8 L T8D motor rather than the Isuzu 1.6 turbo-charged unit. In the Japanese advertise, the auto was sold as the Vigato.

The organization then created its own adaptation of the auto in South Korea – for the South Korean market – with the first 165bhp 1.6-liter turbocharged Isuzu-sourced motor swapped for a normally suctioned 149bhp 1.8-liter motor. The suspension was raised somewhat, and the back light bunches were of Kia’s own outline, instead of Renault Alpine GTA units found on the Lotus. Different inside parts were likewise supplanted with Kia things.

body type 2 seater convertible/cabriolet
number of doors 2
mm inches
wheelbase 2250 88.6
track/tread (front) 1485 58.5
track/tread (rear) 1485 58.5
length 3880 152.8
width 1730 68.1
height 1270 50
ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
kerb weight 1070 kg 2359 lb
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Kia
cylinders Straight 4
capacity 1.8 litre
1793 cc
(109.416 cu in)
bore × stroke 81 × 87 mm
3.19 × 3.43 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.93
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 151 PS (149 bhp) (111 kW)
at 6250 rpm
specific output 83.1 bhp/litre
1.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 186 Nm (137 ft·lb) (19 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
specific torque 103.74 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1303.6 kPa (189.1 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 448.25 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter Y
acceleration 0-100km/h 7.4 s
maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 141.19 PS/g
103.84 kW/g
139.25 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 9.63 kg/kW
16.09 lb/bhp
engine position front
engine layout transverse
drive wheels front wheel drive
torque split N/A
tyres front 205/55 R 15
tyres rear 205/55 R 15
brakes f/r VeDi/Di-S
gearbox 5 speed manual
top gear ratio 0.78
final drive ratio 4.17

Kia Elan 1996 Design Interior Exterior Car

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