Key facts

Simca 8 Sport, 1950 MY information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4100 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1221 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
49.7 PS / 49 bhp / 36.5 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
98 Nm / 72 ft.lb / 10 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
135 km/h, 84 mph

Simca

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Simca 8 models

1950 Simca 8 Sport technical specifications

Introduction

The Simca 8 Sport is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power to the rear wheels.
Its 1.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that has an output of 49 bhp (49.7 PS/36.5 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 98 N·m (72 lb·ft/10 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 900 kg.
The Simca 8 Sport is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 135 km/h which is 84 mph.
1950 Simca 8 Sport data
Simca 8 Sport, 1950 MY data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2420 95.3
Track/tread (front) 1230 48.4
Track/tread (rear) 1226 48.3
Length 4100 161.4
Width 1550 61
Height 1300 51.2
Ground clearance 170 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Simca
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1221 cc
(74.51 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 75 mm
2.83 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 49.7 PS (49 bhp) (36.5 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 40.1 bhp/litre
0.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 98 Nm (72 ft·lb) (10 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 80.26 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.8:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 32 BIC carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1008.6 kPa (146.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 305.25 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 135 km/h (84 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 55.2 PS/g
40.6 kW/g
54.44 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.63 kg/kW
41.14 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.25-15
Tyres rear 5.25-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID228437
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1950 Simca 8 Sport added 2011-01-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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