Key facts

1967 Austin 3-Litre De Luxe information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4718 mm
How heavy?
1500 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2912 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
126 PS / 124 bhp / 92 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
218 Nm / 161 / 22.2 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
161 km/h, 100 mph


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1967 Austin 3-Litre De Luxe technical specifications


The 3-Litre De Luxe is a road car from Austin, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.9 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 124 bhp (126 PS/92 kW) of power at 4500 rpm, and maximum torque of 218 N·m (161 lb·ft/22.2 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
The claimed kerb weight is 1500 kg.
Maximum speed stated is 161 km/h or 100 mph.
1967 Austin 3-Litre De Luxe data
1967 Austin 3-Litre De Luxe data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2908 114.5
Track/tread (front) 1435 56.5
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 4718 185.7
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1441 56.7
Ground clearance 165 6.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 1500 kg 3307 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65.9 litres 14.5 UK Gal 17.4 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
126 PS (124 bhp) (92 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
42.6 bhp/litre
0.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
218 Nm (161 ft·lb) (22.2 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
74.86 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 940.8 kPa (136.4 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 161 km/h (100 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 83.82 PS/g
61.64 kW/g
82.67 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.22 kg/kW
27.1 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
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.HG.
Rear suspension I.HG.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.54
general ID50633
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1967 Austin 3-Litre De Luxe added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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