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TR7

The TR7 was a very controversial shape to say the least. None of the original TR heritage was carried over to this car, it was a completly new car from the groud up. Mechanically this car was musch the same as most of the Japenese offerings of the time.

TR7

Engine

45 degree OHC 8 Valve 4 cylinder

Capacity

1998cc

Compression

9.5 :1

Power

105 BHP @  5500 RPM (78 Kw)

Torque

119lb-ft @ 3500 RPM

Aspiration

Twin SU Carb

Gearbox

5 speed manual  (Australian Spec)

1st - 3.32:1

2nd - 2.09:1

3rd - 1.40:1

4th - 1.00:1

5th - 0.83:1 (0.74:1 on latter models)

Rev -  3.43:1

2 speed AUtomatic Borg Warner Type 65

Diff Ratio

3.63:1 (manual 4 speed and some early Automatics)

3.90:1 (manual 5 speed)

3.27:1 (Automatic)

3.45:1 (USA only 1980 - 1981)

Suspension

Front: Mcpherson Strut / Lower control Arm / Anti-roll bar / Power assisted Rack and Pinion steering

Rear : 4 link live rear axle / Coil Spring / Radius Arms

Brakes

power assisted dual circuit

Front: 9 3/4  inch Disc

Rear: 9 x 1 3/4  inch Drum

Performance

 

0-60              11.3 seconds

400 Meters   18.1 seconds

Max Speed   110 MPH (177 KPH)

Fuel Econ.     28.0 MPG