1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.0

The Austin Mini Metro 1.0 is a hatchback with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power to the front wheels. The Austin Mini Metro 1.0's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 44 bhp (44.6 PS/32.8 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 70 N·m (52 lb·ft/7.1 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. Stated weight at the kerb is 743 kg.

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1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.0 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3406 mm
How heavy?
743 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
44.6 PS / 44 bhp / 32.8 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
70 Nm / 52 ft.lb / 7.1 kgm @ 3000 rpm

Austin Mini models

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3 door hatchback FF 4M 1275 cm3 64 PS 63 bhp 47 kW 754 kg

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1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.0 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1273 mm 50.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1273 mm 50.1 inches
Length 3406 mm 134.1 inches
Width 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Height 1361 mm 53.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 743 kg 1638 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 31.8 litres 7 UK Gal 8.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.4
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1 litre
998 cc
(60.902 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 64.6 × 76.2 mm
2.54 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.85
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
44.6 PS (44 bhp) (32.8 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
44.1 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
70 Nm (52 ft·lb) (7.1 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
70.14 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 881.4 kPa (127.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 249.5 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 60.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
44.16 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
59.22 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.64 kg/kW
37.83 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 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
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.65
general
Carfolio.com ID55627
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1980 Austin Mini Metro 1.0 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.