Key facts

1964 Austin 1800 information summary

What body style?
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

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Austin 1800 models

1964 Austin 1800 technical specifications

Introduction

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.
1964 Austin 1800 data
1964 Austin 1800 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2690 105.9
Track/tread (front) 1420 55.9
Track/tread (rear) 1410 55.5
Length 4171 164.2
Width 1702 67
Height 1410 55.5
Ground clearance 165 6.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 lb
Weight distribution 63.00 % 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
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/g
52.82 kW/g
70.83 bhp/ton
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 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 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
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
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.

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