1970 Toyota Corolla 1200 SL

This car has a saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. Its 1.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that develops 77 bhp (78 PS/57 kW) of power at 6600 rpm, and maximum torque of 95 N·m (70 lb·ft/9.7 kgm) at 4600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box. Quoted weight at the kerb is 770 kg. Maximum stated speed is 161 km/h or 100 mph.

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1970 Toyota Corolla 1200 SL information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3945 mm
How heavy?
770 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1166 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
78 PS / 77 bhp / 57 kW @ 6600 rpm
How much torque?
95 Nm / 70 ft.lb / 9.7 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How fast?
161 km/h, 100 mph

Toyota Corolla models

sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1166 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW 770 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1166 cm3 69 PS 68 bhp 51 kW 830 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1166 cm3 74 PS 73 bhp 54 kW 770 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1166 cm3 78 PS 77 bhp 57 kW 830 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1407 cm3 87 PS 86 bhp 64 kW 850 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1407 cm3 87 PS 86 bhp 64 kW 830 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1407 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 850 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1407 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 830 kg
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 1407 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 830 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1588 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1298 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 805 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1295 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 960 kg
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1970 Toyota Corolla 1200 SL data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2335 mm 91.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1255 mm 49.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1245 mm 49 inches
Length 3945 mm 155.3 inches
Width 1505 mm 59.3 inches
Height 1375 mm 54.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 770 kg 1698 lb
Weight distribution 54.5 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1166 cc
(71.154 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 66 mm
2.95 × 2.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
78 PS (77 bhp) (57 kW)
at 6600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
66 bhp/litre
1.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
95 Nm (70 ft·lb) (9.7 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
81.48 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 2 Ai carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1023.8 kPa (148.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 291.5 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 161 km/h (100 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 101.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
100 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.41 kg/kW
22.4 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
Front suspension I.MS.CS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.22
general
Carfolio.com ID53955
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Toyota Corolla 1200 SL added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.