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1989 Pontiac Stinger Concept Car


1989 Pontiac Stinger Concept Car Specifications
Pontiac executives hoped the 1989 Pontiac Stinger concept car would appeal to the highly coveted 18 to 25 year-old demographic.
Pontiac executives hoped the 1989 Pontiac Stinger concept car would appeal to the highly coveted 18 to 25 year-old demographic.
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Like many other models of the late 1980s, the 1989 Pontiac Stinger concept car was designed for a youthful demographic. As the 1989 Pontiac Stinger concept car specifications listed below reveal, executives believed that a light and sporty utility-vehicle would capture the imagination of contemporary youth.

Manufacturer: Pontiac Division, General Motors Corp., Pontiac, MI

Body design: 2+2-passenger, 2-door roadster; carbon-fiber body on steel frame

Powertrain layout: front-engine, 4-wheel drive

Wheelbase: 98.0 inches

Overall length: 164.8 inches

Overall width: 73.7 inches

Overall height: 58.8 inches

Track, front: 61.6 inches

Track, rear: 61.6 inches

Weight: approx. 3,000 pounds

Approximate price: not available

Engine type: inline 4-cylinder (16-valve)

Displacement (liters/cubic inches): 3.0/183

Horsepower @ rpm: 170 @ 6500

Torque (lbs./ft.) @ rpm: 200 @ 6000

Fuel delivery: fuel injection

Transmission: 3-speed automatic

Suspension, front: independent, pneumatic active

Suspension, rear: independent, pneumatic active

Brakes: front/rear discs, anti-lock

1989 Pontiac Stinger Concept Car Performance

Top speed: not available

0-60 mph: not available

Quarter-mile: not available

mph @ quarter-mile: not available

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