1980 Austin Maxi HLS

Austin Maxi HLS is a car that has a 5 door hatchback body style with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.7 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 91 bhp (92 PS/68 kW) at 5250 rpm and 141 Nm (104 lbft/14.4 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively. Power is supplied to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 995 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

1980 Austin Maxi HLS information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4039 mm
How heavy?
995 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1748 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
92 PS / 91 bhp / 68 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
141 Nm / 104 ft.lb / 14.4 kgm @ 3400 rpm

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1980 Austin Maxi HLS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2644 mm 104.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1367 mm 53.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1351 mm 53.2 inches
Length 4039 mm 159 inches
Width 1626 mm 64 inches
Height 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.53
Kerb weight 995 kg 2194 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 47.7 litres 10.5 UK Gal 12.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1748 cc
(106.67 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 95.8 mm
3 × 3.77 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.8
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
92 PS (91 bhp) (68 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
52.1 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
141 Nm (104 ft·lb) (14.4 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
80.66 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1013.6 kPa (147 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 437 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 92.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
68.2 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
91.46 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.66 kg/kW
24.49 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.HG.
Rear suspension I.TA.HG.
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 3.65
general
Carfolio.com ID38082
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Austin Maxi HLS added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.