1956 Fiat 600D Multipla

Fiat 600D Multipla is an automobile that has a multi-purpose vehicle type body with a rear mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 0.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 28.5 bhp (28.9 PS/21.3 kW) at 4600 rpm and 43 N·m (31.7 lb·ft/4.4 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The stated kerb weight is 750 kg.


Key facts

1956 Fiat 600D Multipla information summary

What body style?
multi-purpose vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
3540 mm
How heavy?
750 kg
What size engine?
0.6 litre, 633 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
28.9 PS / 28.5 bhp / 21.3 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
43 Nm / 31.7 ft.lb / 4.4 kgm @ 2400 rpm
1956 Fiat 600D Multipla data
Body type4/5 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2000 mm 78.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1229 mm 48.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1159 mm 45.6 inches
Length 3540 mm 139.4 inches
Width 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Height 1581 mm 62.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 750 kg 1653 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.6 litre
633 cc
(38.628 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 60 × 56 mm
2.36 × 2.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 28.9 PS (28.5 bhp) (21.3 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 45 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 43 Nm (31.7 ft·lb) (4.4 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 67.93 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 853.6 kPa (123.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 158.25 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 38.53 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
28.34 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
38 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 35.29 kg/kW
58.95 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 5.30
Carfolio.com ID35013
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 8.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1956 Fiat 600D Multipla added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.