ZAZ 968 M 1.2 V4 (42 hp, petrol, 1979) - Technical data, specifications, characteristics

coupe (fixed-head coupé), 2 doors, 4 seats, dimensions: 3765.00 mm x 1490.00 mm x 1425.00 mm, weight: 800 kg, engine displacement: 1197 cc, 4 cylinders, 2 valves per cylinder, max power: 42 hp @ 4200 rpm, max torque: 745 Nm @ 2700 rpm, acceleration (0-100): 32.00 s, max speed: 120 km/h, gears (manual/automatic): 4 / -, fuel type: petrol, fuel consumption (urban/extra urban/combined): 9.5 l / 6.5 l / -, rims: 4J X 13, tyres: 155/70 R13
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Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ModelM 1.2 V4
First year of production1979
Last year of production1994

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecoupe (fixed-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)
Number of seats4 (four)
Wheelbase2160.00 mm (millimeters)
7.09 ft (feet)
85.04 in (inches)
2.1600 m (meters)
Front track1228.00 mm (millimeters)
4.03 ft (feet)
48.35 in (inches)
1.2280 m (meters)
Rear track1212.00 mm (millimeters)
3.98 ft (feet)
47.72 in (inches)
1.2120 m (meters)
Length3765.00 mm (millimeters)
12.35 ft (feet)
148.23 in (inches)
3.7650 m (meters)
Width1490.00 mm (millimeters)
4.89 ft (feet)
58.66 in (inches)
1.4900 m (meters)
Height1425.00 mm (millimeters)
4.68 ft (feet)
56.10 in (inches)
1.4250 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity-
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-
Curb weight800 kg (kilograms)
1763.70 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1200 kg (kilograms)
2645.55 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank40.0 l (liters)
8.80 UK gal (UK gallons)
10.57 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrol
Type of fuel systemcarburettor
Engine locationlongitudinal, rear
Engine displacement1197 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspirated
Compression ratio7.20 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)76.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.99 in (inches)
0.0760 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)66.00 mm (millimeters)
0.22 ft (feet)
2.60 in (inches)
0.0660 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power42 hp (horse power)
31.3 kW (kilowatts)
42.6 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque745 Nm (newton meters)
76.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
549.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at2700 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h32.00 s (seconds)
Maximum speed120 km/h (kilometers per hour)
74.56 mph (miles per hour)

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)9.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.09 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.54 mpl (miles per liter)
10.53 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)6.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.43 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.72 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
36.19 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.56 mpl (miles per liter)
15.38 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)-

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Type of transmissionmanual
Number of manual gears4 (four)
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringworm and sector/recirculating ball and nut
Type of power steering-
Turning circle diameter-


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension-
Type of rear suspension-


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakes-
Type of rear brakes-
ABS (anti-lock braking system)-


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size4J X 13
Tyre code155/70 R13

Compared to average values

The difference in percent between the values of some of the vehicle's characteristics and their average values.

Wheelbase- 19%
Front track- 19%
Rear track- 20%
Length- 16%
Width- 16%
Height- 5%
Curb weight- 44%
Maximum weight- 39%
Capacity of the fuel tank- 35%
Engine displacement- 47%
Maximum power- 74%
Maximum torque+ 181%
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h+ 212%
Maximum speed- 40%
Fuel consumption (urban)- 6%
Fuel consumption (extra urban)+ 5%