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1989 Cabriolet

Original MSRP for 1989 starts from $15,195
1989 Cabriolet
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1989 Cabriolet Colors and Trims

Exterior Colors - * Metallic clearcoat

Bordeaux Pearl * (LC3Y)

Tornado Red (LY3D)

Nugget Yellow (LK1B)

Bronze Gray * (LA8Y)

HeliosBlue Metallic* (LA5Y)

Star Blue* (LD5T) -WE Only

Sapphire Metallic* (LY5V)

Guinea Blue * (LB7V)

Graphite Metallic* (LB7V)

Flash Silver * (LP7Y)

Alpine White (L90E)
* Very rare color - Only 5 are rumored to have ever been produced in this color, and sold as "Boutique" models.

Cloth Interiors - *Sport Seat only
Due to the lack of information currently available, we are unable to completely verify some of the interiors. We are hoping with some help from other Cabriolet owners, to be able to verify the various interior options. So if you happen to own a particular year of cabby, or have personal knowledge and photos of a particular interior, please email us to let us know, so we can make this informational resource as complete and accurate as possible for other owners and enthusiasts. Thanks!


Bedouin - Brown*
Dark Blue* (Wolfsburg Edition Only)


Ermine - White

Dove Grey
Ember Red*
Lasky White*

Mauritius Blue
Leather Interior

White/ Lasky White*
"Lasky White was offered on the special "Boutique" model (PR#: S710). It featured aluminum 6jx14 wheels, power steering, sport seats in white leather with height adjustment, steering wheel and gearshift knob in leather. Exterior mirror, top cover, top boot, seat covers, door and side trim panel in white.

Convertible Top Colors ("Leatherette")


Dove Grey


Bedouin - Brown

Atoll Blue

1989 Cabriolet Specifications

Engine 4-cylinder in-line, front transversely mounted.
Code / Management JH / CIS fuel-injected
Oil Pressure Pump driven system with full-flow oil filter.
Cooling System Pressurized cooling system with recovery tank, thermostatically controlled, with a two-speed electric radiator fan.
Bore x Stroke 3.19" x 3.40" / 81.0mm x 86.4mm
Displacement 109 cu. inches / 1780cc. (1.8 litre)
Compression ratio 8.5 to 1
Idle Speed 925
Valve Arrangement Spur belt driven, fuel-injected SOHC overhead cam. Fuel-injected with metering valve controlling continuous flow to injectors at each intake valve.
Horsepower, SAE net 90 @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque, SAE net 100 ft.lbs @ 3000rpm
Cylinder Firing Order 1 - 3 - 4 - 2
Ignition Electronic (breakerless)
Design Cast iron, in-line cylinder block, light aluminum alloy cylinder head, crankshaft mounted on five main bearings with counter weights.
Transmission, manual
Gear Box: 5-spd (standard)
Code: ACD - (close-ratio)
Type: 020
1st gear: 3:45 to 1
2nd gear: 2.12 to 1
3rd gear: 1.44 to 1
4th gear: 1.13 to 1
5th gear: 0.89 to 1
Reverse: 3:17 to 1
Final drive: 3.94:1
Transmission, Automatic
Gear Box: 3-spd (optional)
Code: TNA
Type: 010
1st gear: 2:71 to 1
2nd gear: 1.50 to 1
3rd gear: 1.00 to 1
Reverse: 2:46 to 1
Final Drive: 3.42:1
Final Drive Front wheel drive, twin-shaft with double constant velocity (CV) joints (maintenance free)
Clutch Single disc, dry
Rated Voltage 14 Volt, 65 Amp/hr alternator
Battery 12 Volt, 54 Amp/hour
Frame Unitized body/chassis, bolt-on front fenders.
Front Suspension Independent MacPherson struts, coil springs, and telescopic shock absorbers; Stabilizer bar.
Rear Suspension Independent stabilizer axle with trailing arms, coil springs, and telescopic shock absorber struts; Stabilizer bar.
Service Brake Power-assisted, dual diagonal curcuits. Ventilated 9.4 discs in front; Self-adjusting 7.1 drums in the rear.
Parking Brake Mechanical, operated on rear drums
Rim Size 5J x 13, steel rim
Tire Size 175 / 70 R13 - Steel-belted radial
Bolt Pattern / Offset
4 X 100 / ET38
Steering Maintenance-free rack and pinion with double pivot column. Ratio 20.8:1;
WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS: (Seating capacity: 4)
Weight Approximately 2400lbs.
Wheelbase 94.5 inches (2400mm)
Length 155.3 inches (4397mm) - (159.3 inches? )
Width 63.4 Inches (1615mm)
Height (Unloaded) 55.5 inches (1360mm)
Ground Clearance (loaded)
4.9 inches (125mm)
Turning Circle 31.2 feet (9.5m) curb to curb; 3.9 turns, lock-to-lock.
Front track 54.5 inches (1390mm)
Rear track 53.5 inches (1358mm)
Head / Leg room 37.4 inches / 39.4 inches
Luggage Capacity Seat up: 14 cubic feet Seat down: 25 cubic feet
Top Speed 5-Speed Manual: 93 mph (auto n/a)
0-50 mph Time
Engine Oil 4.7 US quarts
Coolant 1.3 US Gallons (4.7 litres)
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.8 US Gallons (52 litres)
FUEL SYSTEM: (CIS Fuel-Injection)
Fuel Requirement Unleaded gasoline
Fuel Consumption* Hwy: 28 mpg City: 25mpg (5 speed)
Hwy: 25 mpg City: 23mpg (automatic)
*Estimated. Use estimated mpg for comparison to other cars. Highway mileage will probably be less.. Your actual mileage may vary, depending on where and how you drive, the weather, your car's condition and optional equipment.

Contributed By: Lucky on Sunday, May 18 [ Rate this article ]

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