The difference is explained in the old car specialty store Eagle ISUZU SPORTS that I purchased. He recommended the late 117 Coupe as a car that can continue to ride even as he gets older.
全面 A full-page advertisement expressing the 117 coupe that can be continued in this way was published in the Asahi Shimbun on November 24, 78. 98 117 coupes are lined up on the roof of the building, and the tagline is that "two have disappeared." This meant that non-owned vehicles accounted for 2% of the number of vehicles registered in Japan in the 10 years from 1968 to 1977. In other words, 98% of the registered 117 coupe are appealing.
117The 117 Coupe, so many people have taken care of it, can be said to be suitable for being chosen as a car that will last a lifetime.
At the time, designers were involved in the engine layout in a revolutionary way. Therefore, when the hood is opened from the front of the vehicle, it is designed to look neat and beautiful. Except for the Ultra plug cord, most of the original parts at the time.
A lion emblem under the DOHC emblem in the center of the front grill and on the front side. In addition, it is attached to the center of the steering wheel. There is no point between the 117 Coupe and the Tang Lion, and Giugiaro simply chose and designed it as oriental.
81-year Isuzu 117 Coupe 2000XE-L [PA96]-Total length 4320mm
-1600mm overall width
● Wheelbase 2500mm
● 1350mm / 1315mm before / after tread
● Minimum ground clearance 160mm
-Indoor length 1675mm
-Interior width 1290mm
● Room height 1070mm
● Vehicle weight 1150kg
-Riding capacity 4 people
● Climbing ability tanθ0.55
● Minimum turning radius 5.2m
● Engine model G200
● Engine type Water-cooled in-line 4-cylinder DOHC / ECGI
● Total displacement 1949㏄
● Bore x stroke 87.0 × 82.0mm
● Compression ratio 9.0: 1
● Maximum output 135ps / 6200rpm
● Maximum torque 17.0㎏-m / 5000rpm
Gear ratio 1st 2.450 / 2nd 1.450 / 3rd 1.000 / reverse 3.438
● Final reduction ratio 2.222
● Fuel tank capacity 56L
● Steering type ball nut type power steering
● Double wishbone before / after suspension / semi-floating leaf spring torque rod
● Disc before and after brake
● 185 / 70HR-13 on both front and rear tires
● Price at the time of release 2,680,000 yen
Nostalgic Hero vol.146 August 2011 [All the contents in the article are as of the time of publication]