Key facts

Datsun 120Y, 1974 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3950 mm
How heavy?
810 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1171 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
69 PS / 68 bhp / 51 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
95 Nm / 70 / 9.7 kgm @ 4000 rpm


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1974 Datsun 120Y technical specifications


Datsun 120Y is a car that has a 4 door saloon body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels.
The Datsun 120Y's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.2 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 68 bhp (69 PS/51 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 95 N·m (70 lb·ft/9.7 kgm) at 4000 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The stated kerb weight is 810 kg.
1974 Datsun 120Y data
Datsun 120Y, 1974 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2340 92.1
Track/tread (front) 1260 49.6
Track/tread (rear) 1255 49.4
Length 3950 155.5
Width 1545 60.8
Height 1370 53.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 810 kg 1786 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan/Datsun
Engine code A12
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1171 cc
(71.459 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73 × 70 mm
2.87 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 69 PS (68 bhp) (51 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 58.1 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 95 Nm (70 ft·lb) (9.7 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 81.13 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Hi carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1019.5 kPa (147.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 292.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 85.12 PS/g
62.6 kW/g
83.95 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.97 kg/kW
26.68 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general ID48576
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 13.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Datsun 120Y added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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