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Datsun Violet 160J SSS Coupé


type 2+2 FHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 83.00 mm × 73.70 mm 3.27 in × 2.9 in
Cylinders S-4
Displace 1.6 litre 1595 cc (97.333 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.00:1
Fuel system 2 Hi carbs
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 89.23 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 969.1 kPa (140.6 psi)
Specific torque 77.12 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.13
Unitary capacity 398.75 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2400 mm
wheelbase 94.5 in
Length (milimeters) 4079 mm
Length (inches) 160.6 in
Width (milimeters) 1600 mm
Width (inches) 63 in
Height (milimeters) 1349 mm
Height (inches) 53.1 in
L:W ratio 1.7
Ground clearance (milimeters) 171 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 6.7 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 975 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2150 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 50 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 11 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 13.2 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 3.70

General information

RAC rating 17.1
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1976 Datsun Violet 160J SSS Coupé PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1976

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