1966 Fiat 124 Saloon

The Fiat 124 Saloon is a saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power through the rear wheels. The 1.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 80 bhp (81 PS/60 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 109 N·m (80 lb·ft/11.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual gearbox. Having a stated weight at the kerb of 950 kg, the Fiat 124 Saloon performs the 0-60 mph dash in 11.8 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 18.2 seconds. Maximum stated speed is 164 km/h (102 mph).

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Fiat 124 Saloon -
Fiat 124 Saloon
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Key facts

1966 Fiat 124 Saloon information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4059 mm
How heavy?
950 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1438 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
81 PS / 80 bhp / 60 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
109 Nm / 80 ft.lb / 11.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.8 s
How fast?
164 km/h, 102 mph

Fiat 124 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1756 cm3 118 PS 116 bhp 87 kW 996 kg
Fiat 124 Special T -
sedan/​saloon FR 5M 1592 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 960 kg
Fiat 124 Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1608 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 995 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1197 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 864 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1438 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 980 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1438 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW

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1966 Fiat 124 Saloon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2420 mm 95.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1330 mm 52.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Length 4059 mm 159.8 inches
Width 1611 mm 63.4 inches
Height 1416 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 950 kg 2094 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 39.1 litres 8.6 UK Gal 10.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1438 cc
(87.752 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 71.5 mm
3.15 × 2.81 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
81 PS (80 bhp) (60 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
55.6 bhp/litre
0.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
109 Nm (80 ft·lb) (11.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
75.8 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.9:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 952.5 kPa (138.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 359.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 18.2 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 85.38 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.8 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
84.21 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.92 kg/kW
26.6 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.70 m
Front suspension I.W.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.PR.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID52063
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Fiat 124 Saloon added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.