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: -1.00 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1.00 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) -1.00 s
Acceleration 0-60mph -1.00 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h -1.00 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 1.00
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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