Key facts

1992 Rover Mini 1.3i Cooper information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3055 mm
How heavy?
690 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1275 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
63 PS / 62 bhp / 46 kW @ 5550 rpm
How much torque?
95.2 Nm / 70 / 9.7 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
152 km/h, 94 mph
How economical?
5.8/8.4/7.7 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban


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1992 Rover Mini 1.3i Cooper technical specifications


The Rover Mini 1.3i Cooper is a front wheel drive motor vehicle, with the engine placed in the front, and a 2 door saloon (sedan) body.
It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 62 bhp (63 PS/46 kW) of power at 5550 rpm, and maximum torque of 95.2 N·m (70 lb·ft/9.7 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Stated kerb weight is 690 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 152 km/h, which equates to 94 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 5.8/8.4/7.7 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban.
1992 Rover Mini 1.3i Cooper data
1992 Rover Mini 1.3i Cooper data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2035 80.1
Track/tread (front) 1234 48.6
Track/tread (rear) 1203 47.4
Length 3055 120.3
Width 1440 56.7
Height 1340 52.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.5
Kerb weight 690 kg 1521 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 34 litres 7.5 UK Gal 9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer ARG
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1275 cc
(77.805 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70.6 × 81.3 mm
2.78 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
63 PS (62 bhp) (46 kW)
at 5550 rpm
Specific output
48.6 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
95.2 Nm (70 ft·lb) (9.7 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
74.67 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system SPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 938.3 kPa (136.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 318.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 37 s
Maximum speed 152 km/h (94 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 91.1 PS/g
67 kW/g
89.86 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.92 kg/kW
24.93 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.8/8.4/7.7 l/100km 90km/h / 120km/h / urban
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km5.8/8.4/7.7 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre17.2/11.9/13.0 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG48.7/33.6/36.7 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG40.6/28.0/30.5 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 184.67 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 8.60 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 4.5 x 12
Wheel size rear 4.5 x 12
Tyres front 145/70 SR 12
Tyres rear 145/70 SR 12
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.67
general ID48224
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Rover Mini 1.3i Cooper added before December 1995.
Last modified 2014-09-06.

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