Key facts

Austin 7 Gordon England, 1928 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
2621 mm
How heavy?
441 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 749 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
10.6 PS / 10.5 bhp / 7.8 kW @ 2600 rpm
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
76 km/h, 47 mph


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1928 Austin 7 Gordon England technical specifications


The Austin 7 Gordon England is a 2 door saloon (sedan) style car with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 0.7 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 10.5 bhp (10.6 PS/7.8 kW) of power at 2600 rpm.
A 3 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the wheels.
It weighs a claimed 441 kg at the kerb.
It is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 76 km/h (47 mph).
1928 Austin 7 Gordon England data
Austin 7 Gordon England, 1928 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2286 90
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 2621 103.2
Width 1463 57.6
Height 1889 74.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.15
Kerb weight 441 kg 972 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.7 litre
749 cc
(45.707 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 56 × 76 mm
2.2 × 2.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.74
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 10.6 PS (10.5 bhp) (7.8 kW)
at 2600 rpm
Specific output 14 bhp/litre
0.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 5:1
Fuel system 1 Ze 22FZ carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 187.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) -1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph -1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h -1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 76 km/h (47 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 24.14 PS/g
17.75 kW/g
23.81 bhp/ton
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 56.32 kg/kW
94.08 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & roller
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.TL.
Rear suspension LA.QE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 3.0 x 26
Tyres rear 3.0 x 26
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 178 mm
Rear brake diameter 178 mm
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.90
general ID114565
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 7.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1928 Austin 7 Gordon England added 2003-10-13.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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