1967 Austin 1300 Saloon

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine powering the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 94 N·m (69 lb·ft/9.6 kgm) at 2500 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a stated 776 kg at the kerb. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 140 km/h or 87 mph.

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1967 Austin 1300 Saloon information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3727 mm
How heavy?
776 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1275 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
61 PS / 60 bhp / 45 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
94 Nm / 69 ft.lb / 9.6 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

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1967 Austin 1300 Saloon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2375 mm 93.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1308 mm 51.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1292 mm 50.9 inches
Length 3727 mm 146.7 inches
Width 1533 mm 60.4 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance 155 mm 6.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 776 kg 1711 lb
Weight distribution 62 % front
fuel tank capacity 36 litres 7.9 UK Gal 9.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMC
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1275 cc
(77.805 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70.61 × 81.28 mm
2.78 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
61 PS (60 bhp) (45 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
47.1 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
94 Nm (69 ft·lb) (9.6 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
73.73 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 926.5 kPa (134.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 318.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 11.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 20 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 78.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
57.66 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
77.32 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.34 kg/kW
28.97 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension I.W.HEL.RCS.
Rear suspension I.HEL.RCS.TB.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1329 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.65
general
Carfolio.com ID50655
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1967 Austin 1300 Saloon added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.