Sprinter Coupé

Released date : 1979/ 3/23

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Grade 1600_TRUENO 1500_SR 1300_Deluxe
Model type
Curb mass(kg) 975 880 825
Dimensions Length(mm) 4255 4120 4120
Width(mm) 1625 1625 1625
Height(mm) 1325 1325 1325
Wheelbase(mm) 2400 2400 2400
Engine Engine code 2T-GEU 3A-U 4K-U
Engine type Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC-EFI Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHC Water-cooled, in-line 4-cylinder, OHV
Displacement(cm3) 1588 1452 1290
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/115/6000 -/80/5600 -/72/5600
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are TE71(1600), AE70(1500), KE70(1300).
The fourth-generation Sprinter was released simultaneously with the Corolla in March 1979. The wheelbase and the front/rear treads were enlarged by 30 mm and 25/50 mm, respectively. The new body design featured sharper contours and expanded cabin space. The body types consisted of a 4-door sedan, a 2-door hardtop, a coupé, and a liftback. The Sprinter changed its front and rear designs from those of the Corolla. The rear suspension continued to be of a rigid axle type, although the semi-elliptical leaf spring was replaced with 4-link coil springs with a lateral rod, thus significantly improving ride comfort and stability. All models came standard-equipped with front-wheel disc brakes (GT models came with 4-wheel disc brakes), and the 1300 models adopted a rack-and-pinion steering system. The available engines included 1,300 cc (4K-U), 1,500 cc (3A-U), and 1,600 cc DOHC (2TG-EU) units. The 1,800 cc engine that joined the lineup in August 1979 was discontinued two years later, and was revived again in February 1982.
Plant Takaoka plant
The meaning is the same as in English.

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