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Bitter Type III


type 2+2 FHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 95.00 mm x 69.80 mm 3.74 in x 2.75 in
Cylinders S-6
Displace 3 litre 2969 cc (181.179 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 10.00:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic fuel inj.
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h 8.60 s
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1142.8 kPa (165.7 psi)
Specific torque 90.94 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 7
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.36
Unitary capacity 494.83 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2380 mm
wheelbase 93.7 in
Length (milimeters) 4450 mm
Length (inches) 175.2 in
Width (milimeters) 1765 mm
Width (inches) 69.5 in
Height (milimeters) 1395 mm
Height (inches) 54.9 in
L:W ratio 1.87
Ground clearance (milimeters) 140 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 5.5 in
Kerb weight (kilograms)
Kerb weight (pounds)
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 75 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 16.5 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 19.8 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball PAS
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.80 m
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4A
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 3.70

General information

RAC rating 33.6
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1990 Bitter Type III PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1990

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