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Key facts

1973 Fiat 126 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3054 mm
How heavy?
580 kg
What size engine?
0.6 litre, 594 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Straight
How much power?
23.3 PS / 23 bhp / 17.2 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
39 Nm / 28.8 ft.lb / 4 kgm @ 3400 rpm

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1973 Fiat 126 technical specifications

Introduction

The Fiat 126 is a 2 door saloon (sedan) style road car with a rear mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
Its 0.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 2 cylinder unit that produces 23 bhp (23.3 PS/17.2 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 39 N·m (28.8 lb·ft/4 kgm) at 3400 rpm.
A 4 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the wheels.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 580 kg.
1973 Fiat 126 data
1973 Fiat 126 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 1840 72.4
Track/tread (front) 1143 45
Track/tread (rear) 1207 47.5
Length 3054 120.2
Width 1378 54.3
Height 1302 51.3
Ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 580 kg 1279 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 20.5 litres 4.5 UK Gal 5.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 2
Capacity 0.6 litre
594 cc
(36.248 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73.5 × 70 mm
2.89 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
4 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
23.3 PS (23 bhp) (17.2 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
38.7 bhp/litre
0.63 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
39 Nm (28.8 ft·lb) (4 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
65.66 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 825.1 kPa (119.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 297 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
Power-to-weight ratio 40.21 PS/g
29.57 kW/g
39.66 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 33.82 kg/kW
56.49 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 rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & roller
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TL.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.87
Final drive ratio 4.87
general
Carfolio.com ID38016
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 6.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Fiat 126 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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