VX series

Technical specifications

Dates of productionJanuary 1976 to summer 1978 (VX series);
August 1977 to summer 1978 (VX490)
Body types4-door saloon and 5-door estate
Engines1759cc (77bhp);
2279cc (100bhp);
2279cc (118bhp)
Average fuel consumption21mpg (VX1800);
22mpg (VX2300);
17mpg (VX490)
Top speed91mph (VX1800);
104mph (V2300);
106mph (VX490)
0-60 time17.3 sec (VX1800);
12.4 sec (VX2300);
11.1 sec (VX490)
DimensionsLength 14ft 11in;
Width 5ft 7in;
Height: 4ft 6in
Kerbweight2499 lb (1800 saloon);
2572 lb (1800 estate);
2689 lb (2300 estate);
2745 lb (VX490)
Price at launch2991 (VX2300)
Number produced25,815 (VX 1800/2300 and GLS);
Approx 900 (VX490)