Key facts

1963 Morris Minor 1000 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3760 mm
How heavy?
762 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1098 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
48.7 PS / 48 bhp / 35.8 kW @ 5100 rpm
How much torque?
81 Nm / 60 ft.lb / 8.3 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How fast?
117 km/h, 73 mph

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1963 Morris Minor 1000 technical specifications

Introduction

The Morris Minor 1000 is a sedan/saloon with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels.
Power is produced by an overhead valve, 1.1 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 48 bhp (48.7 PS/35.8 kW) at 5100 rpm and 81 N·m (60 lb·ft/8.3 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively.
The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 762 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 117 km/h, which equates to 73 mph.
1963 Morris Minor 1000 data
1963 Morris Minor 1000 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2184 86
Track/tread (front) 1286 50.6
Track/tread (rear) 1276 50.2
Length 3760 148
Width 1549 61
Height 1524 60
Ground clearance 171 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 762 kg 1680 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 29.5 litres 6.5 UK Gal 7.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1098 cc
(67.004 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 64.6 × 83.72 mm
2.54 × 3.3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.77
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
48.7 PS (48 bhp) (35.8 kW)
at 5100 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
43.7 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
81 Nm (60 ft·lb) (8.3 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
73.77 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 927 kPa (134.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 274.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 16.10 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 22.80 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 117 km/h (73 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 63.87 PS/g
46.97 kW/g
62.99 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.29 kg/kW
35.56 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.10 m
Front suspension I.TB.
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
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.22
general
Carfolio.com ID60434
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Morris Minor 1000 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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