Key facts

1929 Austin 20 information summary

How heavy?
1830 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3610 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
45.6 PS / 45 bhp / 33.6 kW @ 2000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
101 km/h, 63 mph

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British Leyland (Austin-Morris) Limited

1929 Austin 20 technical specifications

Introduction

The 3.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 4 cylinder unit that produces 45 bhp (45.6 PS/33.6 kW) of power at 2000 rpm.
It weighs a claimed 1830 kg at the kerb.
Top claimed speed is 101 km/h or 63 mph.
1929 Austin 20 data
1929 Austin 20 data
bodywork
Body type
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3302 130
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1830 kg 4034 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 3.6 litre
3610 cc
(220.296 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95 × 127 mm
3.74 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.75
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 45.6 PS (45 bhp) (33.6 kW)
at 2000 rpm
Specific output 12.5 bhp/litre
0.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Ze carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 902.5 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 101 km/h (63 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 24.93 PS/g
18.34 kW/g
24.59 bhp/ton
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 54.53 kg/kW
91.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID14718
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1929 Austin 20 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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