Delorean Vehicle Specifications are featured on this page of the 1981 Delorean sales brochure. The text reads, Engine: Type: light-alloy 90 degree V6 with overhead camshafts, Displacement: 2.85 liters (174 cu. in.), Bore and stroke: 91 x 73mm, Compression ration: 8.8:1, Block: light-alloy with cast iron cylinder liners, Heads: light-alloy, cross-flow hemi-chambers, Cooling system: water/ethylene glycol, forward radiator with twin thermostatically controlled electric cooling fans, Fuel System: C.I.S. Bosch K-Jetronic mechanical fuel injection, Ignition system: breakerless, electronic Bosch, Emission control: Lambda Sond/catalytic, unleaded fuel. Drive Train Engine location: rear mounted, Transmission 5-speed fully synchronized or 3-speed automatic, Final drive: transaxle/double universal halfshafts, ratio 3.44:1. Body and Chassis Underbody: composite structure, Outer panels: brushed stainless steel, grade 304, Construction: corrosion protected steel backbone frame supporting cross members and 4-wheel independent suspension. Suspension Front: unequal length upper and lower control arms, coil sprints, telescopic shocks and stabilizer bar, Rear: diagonal trailing radius arms with upper and lower links, coil springs with telescopic shocks. Steering Type: rack and pinion, Minimum turning radius: 5.33 meters (17.5'), Turning circle: 10.67M, curb to curb (35'), Wheel turns, lock to lock: 2.65. Brakes Type: power assisted disc, front and rear, Disc diameter: 254mm (10") front, 267mm (10.5") rear, Parking brake: mechanical, self adjusting, acting on rear disks. Wheels/Tires Wheels: cast light-alloy 357mm x 152mm (14" x 6") front, 381mm x 203mm (15" x 8") rear, Tires: steel belted radial, Goodyear NCT.
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