Key facts

1932 Austin 10/4 information summary

How long?
3531 mm
How heavy?
787 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1125 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
30.4 PS / 30 bhp / 22.4 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
90 km/h, 56 mph


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1932 Austin 10/4 technical specifications


The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.1 litre capacity. This powerplant features side valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 30 bhp (30.4 PS/22.4 kW) of power at 3800 rpm.
Having a stated kerb weight of 787 kg, the Austin 10/4 manages to cover the 0-60 mph dash in -1 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 27 seconds.
Top quoted speed is 90 km/h or 56 mph.
1932 Austin 10/4 data
1932 Austin 10/4 data
Body type
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2362 93
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3531 139
Width 1365 53.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.49
Kerb weight 787 kg 1735 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1125 cc
(68.652 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 63.5 × 89 mm
2.5 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.71
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 30.4 PS (30 bhp) (22.4 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 26.7 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 6.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ze carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 281.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 30 s
Acceleration 0-60mph -1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h -1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 27 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 90 km/h (56 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 38.65 PS/g
28.43 kW/g
38.12 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 35.18 kg/kW
58.76 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
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
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID14762
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1932 Austin 10/4 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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