Fiat 2300 Berlina Speciale, 1963 MY

Fiat 2300 Berlina Speciale is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 2.3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) at 5300 rpm and 184 N·m (136 lb·ft/18.8 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual transmission. The Fiat 2300 Berlina Speciale weighs a claimed 1270 kg at the kerb. Top stated speed is 160 km/h, which equates to 99 mph.

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Fiat 2300 Berlina Speciale, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4705 mm
How heavy?
1270 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2279 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 5300 rpm
How much torque?
184 Nm / 136 ft.lb / 18.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
160 km/h, 99 mph

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1963 Fiat 2300 Berlina Speciale data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2730 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1345 mm 53 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1307 mm 51.5 inches
Length 4705 mm 185.2 inches
Width 1628 mm 64.1 inches
Height 1485 mm 58.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1270 kg 2800 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 6
Capacity 2.3 litre
2279 cc
(139.073 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 78 × 79.5 mm
3.07 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 5300 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
50.5 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
184 Nm (136 ft·lb) (18.8 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
80.74 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1014.6 kPa (147.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 379.83 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 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 91.81 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
67.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
90.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.81 kg/kW
24.74 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 6.40S x 14
Tyres rear 6.40S x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID135872
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Fiat 2300 Berlina Speciale added 2005-12-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.