1898 - Renault - Type A

Technical Specs of This Model
1. Type A 1898
General Information
Make Renault
Model Type A
Production Year 1898
Production Number
Model Code
Model Family
Chassis and Dimensions
Chassis Type 2S
Number of Doors 0
Front Track
Rear Track
Length 1900 mm     (74,8 in)
Width 1150 mm     (45,3 in)
Height 1400 mm     (55,1 in)
Ground Clearance
Length / Wheelbase Ratio
Weight 280 kg     (616,7 lb)
Weight Distribution (front/rear)
Fuel Capacity
Drag Coefficient
Frontal Area
Engine Specifications
Engine Manufacturer De Dion Bouton
Engine Location Front
Engine Alignment
Engine Construction
Coolant Type Air
Engine Type
Number of Cylinders and Placement 1
Valves per Cylinder 2    (Total of 2 Pieces)
Engine Displacement 273 cc     (16,66 cu in)
Bore / Stroke Ratio
Unitary Capacity 273 cc/cylinder    (16,66 cu in/cylinder)
Number of Main Bearings
Compression Ratio
Fuel System Type
Aspiration Type Normal
Compressor Type -
Intercooler Type None
Catalytic Converter
Maximum Engine Power 1,7 HP     (1,3 kW)
Maximum Engine Power rpm
Maximum Engine Torque
Maximum Engine Torque rpm
Engine Torque at Max. Engine Power rpm
Power / Weight Ratio 6,1 HP/ton    (4,5 W/kg)
Power / Engine Displacement Ratio 6,2 HP/litre    (4,6 kW/litre)
CO2 Emissions
Fuel Consumption
0 - 80 km/h
0 - 60 mph
0 - 100 km/h
0 - 160 km/h
80 - 120 km/h (in top gear)
0 - 400 m Acceleration
0 - 1000 m Acceleration
Top Speed 45 km/h   (28 mph)
Gearbox and Transmission
Transmission Type 3M
Top Gear Ratio 1 : 1
Final Drive Ratio
Drive Wheels RWD (Rear Wheel Drive)
Handling, Suspension Geometry and Brakes
Steering Type
Steering Turns (lock to lock)
Turning Circle Diameter
Suspension (front)
Suspension (rear)
Brakes (front/rear)
Brake Disc Diameter (front)
Brake Disc Diameter (rear)
Wheels (front)
Wheels (rear)
Tyres (front)
Tyres (rear)