Austin Allegro 1100 De Luxe, 1979 MY

The Allegro 1100 De Luxe is a front wheel drive sedan/saloon motor car with a front placed engine, from Austin. Its 1.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that has an output of 45 bhp (45.6 PS/33.6 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 78 N·m (58 lb·ft/8 kgm) at 2600 rpm. The engine drives the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 823 kg. The Austin Allegro 1100 De Luxe is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 128 km/h which is 80 mph.

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Austin Allegro 1100 De Luxe, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3850 mm
How heavy?
823 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1098 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
45.6 PS / 45 bhp / 33.6 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
78 Nm / 58 ft.lb / 8 kgm @ 2600 rpm
How fast?
128 km/h, 80 mph

Austin Allegro models

2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1275 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 830 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1275 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 860 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1275 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1275 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1275 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 875 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1275 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1485 cm3 65 PS 64 bhp 48 kW 870 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1485 cm3 65 PS 64 bhp 48 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1485 cm3 65 PS 64 bhp 48 kW 905 kg
3 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1485 cm3 65 PS 64 bhp 48 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1748 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 925 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1748 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW

Similar models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 993 cm3 48.7 PS 48 bhp 35.8 kW 785 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1357 cm3 45.6 PS 45 bhp 33.6 kW 935 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1548 cm3 49.7 PS 49 bhp 36.5 kW 975 kg
1979 Austin Allegro 1100 De Luxe data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2440 96.1
Track/tread (front) 1380 54.3
Track/tread (rear) 1380 54.3
Length 3850 151.6
Width 1610 63.4
Height 1390 54.7
Ground clearance 190 7.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 823 kg 1814
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 48 litres 10.6 UK Gal 12.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1098 cc
(67.004 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 64.6 × 83.72 mm
2.54 × 3.3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.77
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
45.6 PS (45 bhp) (33.6 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
41 bhp/litre
0.67 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
78 Nm (58 ft·lb) (8 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
71.04 Nm/litre
0.86 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 892.7 kPa (129.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 274.5 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 22.1 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 128 km/h (80 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 55.44 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
40.77 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
54.68 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.53 kg/kW
40.97 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
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 10.10 m
Front suspension I.W.HPS.
Rear suspension I.SwLongTrailA.HPS.RS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1635 cm2
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.13
general
Carfolio.com ID50853
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Austin Allegro 1100 De Luxe added 1996-05-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.