Key facts

1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.3 S information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3406 mm
How heavy?
754 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1275 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
64 PS / 63 bhp / 47 kW @ 5650 rpm
How much torque?
97 Nm / 72 / 9.9 kgm @ 3100 rpm


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1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.3 S technical specifications


The Mini Metro 1.3 S is a front wheel drive hatchback motor vehicle with a front placed engine, from Austin.
The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.3 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 63 bhp (64 PS/47 kW) at 5650 rpm and 97 Nm (72 lbft/9.9 kgm) at 3100 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels through a 4 speed manual 'box.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 754 kg.
1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.3 S data
1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.3 S data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 88.6
Track/tread (front) 1273 50.1
Track/tread (rear) 1273 50.1
Length 3406 134.1
Width 1547 60.9
Height 1361 53.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 754 kg 1662 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 31.8 litres 7 UK Gal 8.4 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.4
Frontal area
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 70.6 × 81.3 mm
2.78 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
64 PS (63 bhp) (47 kW)
at 5650 rpm
Specific output
49.4 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
97 Nm (72 ft·lb) (9.9 kgm)
at 3100 rpm
Specific torque
76.08 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 956 kPa (138.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 318.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 84.72 PS/g
62.31 kW/g
83.55 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.05 kg/kW
26.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.HG.
Rear suspension I.TA.HG.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.44
general ID55583
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.3 S added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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