1964 Austin 1800

The Austin 1800 is a front wheel drive vehicle, with the motor located in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Powering the Austin 1800 is an overhead valve, 1.8 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) at 5300 rpm and 134 N·m (99 lb·ft/13.7 kgm) at 2100 rpm respectively. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The Austin 1800 weighs a quoted 1200 kg at the kerb.

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1964 Austin 1800 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4171 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1799 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 5300 rpm
How much torque?
134 Nm / 99 ft.lb / 13.7 kgm @ 2100 rpm

Austin 1800 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1799 cm3 87 PS 86 bhp 64 kW 1155 kg

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1964 Austin 1800 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2690 mm 105.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Length 4171 mm 164.2 inches
Width 1702 mm 67 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance 165 mm 6.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 lb
Weight distribution 63 % front
fuel tank capacity 49 litres 10.8 UK Gal 12.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer BMC
Engine code ADO 17
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1799 cc
(109.782 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.26 × 88.9 mm
3.16 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
at 5300 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
47.2 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
134 Nm (99 ft·lb) (13.7 kgm)
at 2100 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
74.49 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 936 kPa (135.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449.75 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)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 71.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
52.82 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
70.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.93 kg/kW
31.62 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 4.400
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension I.Li.RA.HS.
Rear suspension I.TA.HS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.19
general
Carfolio.com ID50677
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Austin 1800 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.