The GMC Syclone is an a high-performance truck produced by the General Motors in 1991. The Syclone is a four-wheel-drive vehicle, with 35 percent of the power being sent to the front wheels and 65 percent going to the rear wheels, according to an article on Hemmings.com. A new GMC Syclone cost about $25,000 at the time it was sold in 1991.
The GMC Syclone features a turbocharged 4293-cubic-centimeter, or 262-cubic-inch, front-mounted V6 engine. The engine has a 4-inch bore, a 3.48-inch stroke and a 8.35-to-1 compression ratio. This configuration delivers 280 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 350 ft.-lb. of torque at 3,600 rpm. The truck is equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission.
Physical Measurements and Capacities
The GMC Syclone is 178.2 inches long, 64.8 inches wide and 61.3 inches high. The wheelbase measures 108.3 inches. The truck provides seats for up to two people. The Syclone weighs 3500 lb. The vehicle can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds, a time comparable to many sports cars.
The GMC Syclone can be considered a gas-guzzler due to its engine. The car can get only 13 mpg in the city and 16 mpg on the highway. The average fuel consumption is 14 mpg.
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