Key facts

1961 Austin A110 Westminster information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4763 mm
How heavy?
1565 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2912 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 4750 rpm
How much torque?
221 Nm / 163 / 22.5 kgm @ 2750 rpm


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1961 Austin A110 Westminster technical specifications


The A110 Westminster is a motor vehicle from Austin, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power at 4750 rpm, and maximum torque of 221 N·m (163 lb·ft/22.5 kgm) at 2750 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 1565 kg.
1961 Austin A110 Westminster data
1961 Austin A110 Westminster data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2794 110
Track/tread (front) 1365 53.7
Track/tread (rear) 1353 53.3
Length 4763 187.5
Width 1740 68.5
Height 1537 60.5
Ground clearance 159 6.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1565 kg 3450 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72.7 litres 16 UK Gal 19.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.9 litre
2912 cc
(177.701 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83.36 × 88.9 mm
3.28 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 4750 rpm
Specific output
37.8 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
221 Nm (163 ft·lb) (22.5 kgm)
at 2750 rpm
Specific torque
75.89 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 953.7 kPa (138.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 485.33 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 71.26 PS/g
52.41 kW/g
70.29 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.08 kg/kW
31.87 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 Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general ID50479
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1961 Austin A110 Westminster added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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