1956 Cisitalia 1250 Spyder

This automobile has a convertible/cabriolet type body with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 68 bhp (69 PS/51 kW) of power at 5500 rpm. The quoted weight at the kerb is 800 kg.

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1956 Cisitalia 1250 Spyder information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How heavy?
800 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1248 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
69 PS / 68 bhp / 51 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1956 Cisitalia 1250 Spyder data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1270 mm 50 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1270 mm 50 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 800 kg 1764 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1248 cc
(76.158 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 82 mm
2.68 × 3.23 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 69 PS (68 bhp) (51 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 54.5 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Other
Unitary capacity 312 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 86.18 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
63.38 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
85 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.78 kg/kW
26.35 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID48389
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1956 Cisitalia 1250 Spyder added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.