1983 Austin Maestro 1.6 Automatic

This vehicle has a hatchback body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the front wheels. The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 1.6 litres. For this model it produces power and torque figures of 86 bhp (87 PS/64 kW) at 5600 rpm and 123 Nm (91 lbft/12.5 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the wheels. The Austin Maestro 1.6 weighs a claimed 984 kg at the kerb.

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1983 Austin Maestro 1.6 Automatic information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4050 mm
How heavy?
984 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1598 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
87 PS / 86 bhp / 64 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
123 Nm / 91 ft.lb / 12.5 kgm @ 3500 rpm

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1983 Austin Maestro 1.6 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2507 98.7
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4050 159.4
Width 1687 66.4
Height 1430 56.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 984 kg 2169
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 1.6 litre
1598 cc
(97.516 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 87.6 mm
3 × 3.45 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 87 PS (86 bhp) (64 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 53.8 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 123 Nm (91 ft·lb) (12.5 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 76.97 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 967.2 kPa (140.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399.5 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
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 88.61 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.17 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.34 kg/kW
25.63 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.MS.ARB.CS.
Rear suspension SI.TA.TB.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID55561
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1983 Austin Maestro 1.6 Automatic added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.