Panther Lima 1976-1982


June 10, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
Panther Lima 1976-1982
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
110+
0-60 mph
7.5
1/4 mile
15.1
0-1 km
28.6
BHP
108 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
138 @3000rpm
BHP per ton
125
Engine capacity CC/CU
2279/139
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettor
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
142 – 148
Width (in)
63.4 – 64.2
Height (in)
48.3 – 50
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1900
Additional Info: The Mk1 ran from 1976-1978 and the Mk2 from 1978-1982, note there were significant differences between the Mk1 & Mk2, namely the Mk2 had a purpose built box section chassis. Uses a Vauxhall Magnum/Viva 2.3 litre engine. A 178bhp turbo version (from 1978) was also made available (only around 10 made). Also to note is a DTV version (Dealer Team Vauxhall), which had a big valve head, high lift cam, four branch manifold and twin carbs, along with the turbo version it also had a 5 speed manual gearbox (0-60 in around 6 secs and 125mph top speed.

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