Fiat 1500 L Berlina, 1968 MY

The Fiat 1500 L Berlina is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 1.5 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 74 bhp (75 PS/55 kW) at 5400 rpm and 116 N·m (86 lb·ft/11.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1150 kg. The Fiat 1500 L Berlina is claimed to manage a top speed of 145 km/h which is 90 mph.

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Fiat 1500 L Berlina, 1968 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4485 mm
How heavy?
1150 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1481 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
75 PS / 74 bhp / 55 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
116 Nm / 86 ft.lb / 11.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph

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1968 Fiat 1500 L Berlina data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1345 mm 53 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1310 mm 51.6 inches
Length 4485 mm 176.6 inches
Width 1620 mm 63.8 inches
Height 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1150 kg 2535 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.5 litre
1481 cc
(90.376 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 79.5 mm
3.03 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
75 PS (74 bhp) (55 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
50 bhp/litre
0.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
116 Nm (86 ft·lb) (11.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
78.33 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 984.3 kPa (142.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 370.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 65.24 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
47.98 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
64.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.84 kg/kW
34.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TB.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.90 S-14
Tyres rear 5.90 S-14
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 263 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID121902
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Fiat 1500 L Berlina added 2004-10-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.