Technical Documentation

If you need technical documentation, service manuals or other information, please contact me. At this page you can find a small selection of technical information.

Part books (PR)

For more technical documentation you can refer to these part books. We have also many (PR / MR) books for sale.

Code Type Build PR number
R1170, R1171, R1177, R1330 R12 L, TL, TS 1970-1975 907
R1170, R1260, R1330, R1337 R12 L, TL, TS 1970-1975 928
R1173 R12 Gordini 1970-1974 952
R1170, R1177, R1179 R12 TL, TS 1976-1980 1012
R1330, R1337, R1338, R2360 R12 Break 1976-1980 1009

Technical Data Renault 12 Gordini (R1173) versus R1330

Engine

R1173 R1330
Type 807-20 810-02
No. of cylinders 4 4
Attitude of valves V Line
Ignition order 1-3-4-2 1-3-4-2
Power 125 hp (SAE) 60 hp (SAE)
Torque 15 m/kg at 5000 rpm 9.6 m/kg at 3000 rpm
Stationary at 1000 rpm 750 rpm
Max. power at 6250 rpm 5500 rpm
Bore 77 mm 73 mm
Stroke 84 mm 77 mm
Cylinder capacity 1565 cm3 1289 cm3
Compression ratio 10.25 8.50
Max. speed 185 km/h 148 km/h

Gearbox

R1173 R1330
Type 365 352
1st gear ratio 3.61 3.61
2nd gear ratio 2.33 2.26
3rd gear ratio 1.60 1.48
4th gear ratio 1.21 1.03
5th gear ratio 0.93 Not available
Reverse gear ratio 3.08 3.08
End ratio 9 x 34 9 x 34

Clutch

R1173 R1330
Type 215 DBF 380 170 DB

Cylinder head

R1173 R1330
Valve angle 90 degrees 90 degrees
Inlet valve diameter 42.10 mm 33.50 mm
Outlet valve diameter 35.35 mm 30.30 mm
Chamber volume 43.45 cm3 37.81 cm3

Crank shaft

R1173 R1330
Bearings 5 5
Connecting rod diameter 48.00 mm 43.98 mm
Crank shaft diameter 54.80 mm 46.00 mm

Carburetor

R1173 R1330
Type Weber 45 DCOE Carter 32 RBS / Solex 32 EISA / Zenith 32 IF 8
No. of carburetors 2 1

Distributor

R1173 R1330
Type Ducellier 4355 Ducellier 4223 / 4532 / 4462
Centrifugal curve R 267 R 251 / A 96 / R 268

Technical Data Renault 12 Gordini Coupe

Engine

Type 807 G
No. of cylinders 4
Power 160 hp (SAE)
Torque 17 m/kg
Bore 77.8 mm
Stroke 84.0 mm
Cylinder capacity 1596 cm3
Compression ratio 11.50
Max. speed 200 km/h

Gearbox

Type ZF
End ratio 8 x 33