1972 Fiat 124 Coupé 1800

The 124 Coupé 1800 is a car from Fiat, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.8 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 116 bhp (118 PS/87 kW) at 6000 rpm and 153 Nm (113 lbft/15.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels through a 5 speed manual 'box. The claimed weight at the kerb is 996 kg. Top quoted speed is 172 km/h, which equates to 107 mph.

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Key facts

1972 Fiat 124 Coupé 1800 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4115 mm
How heavy?
996 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1756 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
118 PS / 116 bhp / 87 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
153 Nm / 113 ft.lb / 15.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10.5 s
How fast?
172 km/h, 107 mph

Fiat 124 models

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sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1592 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 960 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1438 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
Fiat 124 Saloon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1438 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 950 kg

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1972 Fiat 124 Coupé 1800 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2420 mm 95.3 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4115 mm 162 inches
Width 1670 mm 65.7 inches
Height 1340 mm 52.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 996 kg 2196 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1756 cc
(107.158 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 79.2 mm
3.31 × 3.12 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 118 PS (116 bhp) (87 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 66.1 bhp/litre
1.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 153 Nm (113 ft·lb) (15.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 87.13 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1094.9 kPa (158.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 439 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 10.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 17.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 172 km/h (107 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 118.08 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.85 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
116.47 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.51 kg/kW
19.23 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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.W.
Rear suspension LA.CS.RA.PR.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.88
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID38709
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Fiat 124 Coupé 1800 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.