1972 Honda 145 FI Coupé

The Honda 145 FI Coupé is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.4 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 89 bhp (90 PS/66 kW) at 6000 rpm and 123 N·m (91 lb·ft/12.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. A 4 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels. The Honda 145 FI Coupé weighs a stated 880 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

1972 Honda 145 FI Coupé information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4140 mm
How heavy?
880 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1433 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
90 PS / 89 bhp / 66 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
123 Nm / 91 ft.lb / 12.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm

Honda 145 models

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Honda 145 Coupé -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1433 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 850 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1433 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 880 kg

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1972 Honda 145 FI Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1255 49.4
Track/tread (rear) 1255 49.4
Length 4140 163
Width 1495 58.9
Height 1330 52.4
Ground clearance 160 6.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 880 kg 1940
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Honda
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1433 cc
(87.447 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 88 mm
2.83 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 90 PS (89 bhp) (66 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 62.1 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 123 Nm (91 ft·lb) (12.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 85.83 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system Fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1078.6 kPa (156.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 358.25 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
Power-to-weight ratio 102.54 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
75.42 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
101.14 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.26 kg/kW
22.15 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.2S-13-4PR
Tyres rear 6.2S-13-4PR
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID145156
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Honda 145 FI Coupé added 2006-08-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.