Fiat 850 Familiare, 1972 MY

The Fiat 850 Familiare is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its motor placed in the rear, and a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle body. Its 4 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 0.9 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 33 bhp (33.5 PS/24.6 kW) at 4800 rpm and 55 Nm (41 lbft/5.6 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. The Fiat 850 Familiare weighs a stated 900 kg at the kerb. The Fiat 850 Familiare is said to be able to manage a top speed of 100 km/h which is 62 mph.

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Fiat 850 Familiare, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
3804 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
0.9 litre, 903 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
33.5 PS / 33 bhp / 24.6 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
55 Nm / 41 ft.lb / 5.6 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
100 km/h, 62 mph

Fiat 850 models

Fiat 850 Familiare -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle RR 4M 843 cm3 34.5 PS 34 bhp 25.4 kW 900 kg
sedan/​saloon RR 847 cm3 53 PS 52 bhp 39 kW 610 kg
sedan/​saloon RR 847 cm3 53 PS 52 bhp 39 kW 613 kg
1972 Fiat 850 Familiare data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2000 mm 78.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1224 mm 48.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1192 mm 46.9 inches
Length 3804 mm 149.8 inches
Width 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Height 1660 mm 65.4 inches
Ground clearance 135 mm 5.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.9
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984 lb
Weight distribution 45 % front
fuel tank capacity 32 litres 7 UK Gal 8.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.9 litre
903 cc
(55.104 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 68 mm
2.56 × 2.68 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.96
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
33.5 PS (33 bhp) (24.6 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
36.5 bhp/litre
0.6 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
55 Nm (41 ft·lb) (5.6 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
60.91 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.9:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 765.4 kPa (111 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 225.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 32 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 28.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 100 km/h (62 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 37.18 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
27.34 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
36.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 36.57 kg/kW
61.09 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 rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle 9.90 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 666 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.96
Final drive ratio 5.57
general
Carfolio.com ID42438
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Fiat 850 Familiare added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-30.