Fiat 132 Diesel 2500, 1979 MY

The 132 Diesel 2500 is a motor vehicle from Fiat, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.4 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 72 bhp (73 PS/54 kW) at 4200 rpm and 147 Nm (108 lbft/15 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted kerb weight is 1230 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 150 km/h or 93 mph.

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Key facts

Fiat 132 Diesel 2500, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4390 mm
How heavy?
1230 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2445 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
73 PS / 72 bhp / 54 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
147 Nm / 108 ft.lb / 15 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How fast?
150 km/h, 93 mph

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1979 Fiat 132 Diesel 2500 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2560 mm 100.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1320 mm 52 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Length 4390 mm 172.8 inches
Width 1640 mm 64.6 inches
Height 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Ground clearance 125 mm 4.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1230 kg 2712 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 56 litres 12.3 UK Gal 14.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2445 cc
(149.203 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 90 mm
3.66 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
73 PS (72 bhp) (54 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
29.4 bhp/litre
0.48 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
147 Nm (108 ft·lb) (15 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
60.12 Nm/litre
0.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bo diesel pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 755.5 kPa (109.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 611.25 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
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 20.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 59.35 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
43.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
58.54 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.91 kg/kW
38.27 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/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 2.900
Turning circle 10.80 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension RA.LoTrailRA.TA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.87
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID37906
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Fiat 132 Diesel 2500 added 1995-12-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.