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Figures & Specs: Triumph TR8 3.5 V8 - [1978]

Triumph TR8 Engine & Transmission | Figures & Specs.

Triumph TR8 Engine:

The Coupe version of the TR8 model has a 3532 cc (215.5 ci) 16 valve V 8 Naturally Aspirated Petrol engine.

Triumph TR8 Transmission:

This particular Triumph TR8 3.5 V8 has a 5 speed / Manual gearbox with the power being delivered through it's RWD system.

Triumph TR8 Power & Torque | Figures & Specs.

Triumph TR8 Power:

The TR8's 3532 cc (215.5 ci) engine reaches its peak power of 148 bhp (110 kW) @ 5000 rpm.

Triumph TR8 Torque:

The Triumph TR8 produces torque measuring 164 lb-ft (222.3 Nm) @ 3500 rpm.

Triumph TR8 Power to Weight:

The TR8 weighs around 1203 kg (2652 lb). Power to weight can be calculated at 123.0 bhp per metric ton or alternatively as 136.3 lb-ft of torque per ton.

Triumph TR8 Top Speed & Acceleration Performance | Figures & Specs.

Triumph TR8 Top Speed:

The Triumph TR8 3.5 V8 - [1978] has a top speed of 135 mph (217.2 kph)

Triumph TR8 Acceleration:

This TR8 accelerates 0-60mph (96.6 kph) in 7.7 seconds or 0-100kph in 8.0s and can achieve an estimated 1/4 mile drag time in 14.87 seconds with a trap speed of 82.9 mph.

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Triumph TR8 3.5 V8 - [1978]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 1978 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 3532 cc (215.5 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V 8
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 5 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 135 mph (217.2 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 7.7 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 8.0 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 148 bhp (110 kW) @ 5000 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1203 kgs (2652 lbs)
  • Torque: 164 lb-ft (222.3 Nm) @ 3500 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 16.42 secs @ 82.9 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 123.0 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 136.3 lb-ft
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