Austin Mini 1275 GT

The Austin Mini 1275 GT is a 2 door saloon (sedan)-bodied road car with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 1.3 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 57 bhp (58 PS/43 kW) at 5500 rpm and 94 N·m (69 lb·ft/9.6 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 655 kg. The Austin Mini 1275 GT is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 140 km/h (87 mph).

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Key facts

Austin Mini 1275 GT information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3181 mm
How heavy?
655 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1275 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
58 PS / 57 bhp / 43 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
94 Nm / 69 ft.lb / 9.6 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 14.5 s
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

Austin Mini models

2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 998 cm3 41.6 PS 41 bhp 30.6 kW 615 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 998 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 638 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 998 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 680 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1275 cm3 77 PS 76 bhp 57 kW 650 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1071 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 686 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 997 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 584 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 848 cm3 34.5 PS 34 bhp 25.4 kW 640 kg

Similar models

2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 896 cm3 53 PS 52 bhp 39 kW 725 kg
sedan/​saloon FR CVT 1088 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 787 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1297 cm3 57 PS 56 bhp 42 kW 820 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1290 cm3 59 PS 58 bhp 43 kW 760 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1275 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 675 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1275 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 695 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1275 cm3 63 PS 62 bhp 46 kW 690 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 903 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 730 kg
sedan/​saloon FR CVT 1289 cm3 57 PS 56 bhp 42 kW 833 kg
Austin Mini 1275 GT data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2038 80.2
Track/tread (front) 1219 48
Track/tread (rear) 1200 47.2
Length 3181 125.2
Width 1410 55.5
Height 1346 53
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.56
Kerb weight 655 kg 1444
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1275 cc
(77.805 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70.61 × 81.3 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 58 PS (57 bhp) (43 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 44.7 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 94 Nm (69 ft·lb) (9.6 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 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) 9.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 14.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 19.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 88.23 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
64.89 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.02 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.41 kg/kW
25.74 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.RS.DW.
Rear suspension I.RS.TA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.44
general
Carfolio.com ID50820
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Austin Mini 1275 GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.