Key facts

Austin 10 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3785 mm
How heavy?
940 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1125 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
32.4 PS / 32 bhp / 23.9 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?


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Austin 10 technical specifications


The Austin 10 is a saloon with a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.1 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 32 bhp (32.4 PS/23.9 kW) of power at 4000 rpm.
The power is delivered to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The Austin 10 weighs a claimed 940 kg at the kerb.
Austin 10 data
Austin 10 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2380 93.7
Track/tread (front) 1180 46.5
Track/tread (rear) 1180 46.5
Length 3785 149
Width 1448 57
Ground clearance 156 6.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 940 kg 2072 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 27.3 litres 6 UK Gal 7.2 US Gal
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
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 32.4 PS (32 bhp) (23.9 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 28.4 bhp/litre
0.47 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 34.52 PS/g
25.39 kW/g
34.04 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 39.39 kg/kW
65.8 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
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 5.38
general ID17710
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Austin 10 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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