1981 Fiat Strada Abarth 125 TC

The Fiat Strada Abarth 125 TC is a 3 door hatchback style road car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 172 N·m (127 lb·ft/17.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 980 kg. It is said to be able to attain a top speed of 190 km/h which is 118 mph.

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Fiat Ritmo Abarth 125 TC -
Fiat Ritmo Abarth 125 TC
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Key facts

1981 Fiat Strada Abarth 125 TC information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3937 mm
How heavy?
980 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
172 Nm / 127 ft.lb / 17.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

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1981 Fiat Strada Abarth 125 TC data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2432 mm 95.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1455 mm 57.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Length 3937 mm 155 inches
Width 1687 mm 66.4 inches
Height 1370 mm 53.9 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 980 kg 2161 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
62.7 bhp/litre
1.03 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
172 Nm (127 ft·lb) (17.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
86.22 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.45:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1083.4 kPa (157.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.75 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 16.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 129.32 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
95.11 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
127.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.51 kg/kW
17.56 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 3.500
Turning circle 10.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.
Rear suspension I.MS.LW.
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 0.97
Final drive ratio 3.57
general
Carfolio.com ID42691
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Fiat Strada Abarth 125 TC added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.