Key facts

1961 Austin A60 Cambridge information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4432 mm
How heavy?
1120 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1622 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
62 PS / 61 bhp / 45 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
122 Nm / 90 ft.lb / 12.4 kgm @ 2100 rpm
How fast?
129 km/h, 80 mph

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1961 Austin A60 Cambridge technical specifications

Introduction

Austin A60 Cambridge is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 61 bhp (62 PS/45 kW) at 4500 rpm and 122 N·m (90 lb·ft/12.4 kgm) at 2100 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 1120 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 129 km/h or 80 mph.
1961 Austin A60 Cambridge data
1961 Austin A60 Cambridge data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2546 100.2
Track/tread (front) 1283 50.5
Track/tread (rear) 1308 51.5
Length 4432 174.5
Width 1600 63
Height 1473 58
Ground clearance 152 6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1120 kg 2469 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45.5 litres 10 UK Gal 12 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMC
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1622 cc
(98.981 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 88.9 mm
3 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
62 PS (61 bhp) (45 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
37.6 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
122 Nm (90 ft·lb) (12.4 kgm)
at 2100 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
75.22 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 945.2 kPa (137.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 405.5 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 129 km/h (80 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 55.22 PS/g
40.61 kW/g
54.46 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.62 kg/kW
41.13 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 cam & lever
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle 11.30 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.90 x 14
Tyres rear 5.90 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID50468
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1961 Austin A60 Cambridge added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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