1972 Fiat 124 Abarth Rallye

This automobile has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style styled by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.8 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 128 bhp (130 PS/95 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 159 N·m (117 lb·ft/16.2 kgm) at 5200 rpm. A 5 speed manual transmission transfers the power to the wheels. With a claimed weight at the kerb of 939 kg, the Fiat 124 Abarth Rallye performs the 0-60 mph benchmark sprint in 7.5 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 15.9 seconds. Its maximum speed claimed is 190 km/h (118 mph).

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1972 Fiat 124 Abarth Rallye information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3912 mm
How heavy?
939 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1756 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
130 PS / 128 bhp / 95 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
159 Nm / 117 ft.lb / 16.2 kgm @ 5200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.5 s
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

Fiat 124 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1995 cm3 79 PS 78 bhp 58 kW 1070 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1995 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1070 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1995 cm3 87 PS 86 bhp 64 kW 1048 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 1756 cm3 118 PS 116 bhp 87 kW 960 kg
Fiat 124 Spider -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1608 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 960 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 1438 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 945 kg

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1972 Fiat 124 Abarth Rallye data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2280 mm 89.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Length 3912 mm 154 inches
Width 1631 mm 64.2 inches
Height 1240 mm 48.8 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 939 kg 2070 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45 litres 9.9 UK Gal 11.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code 132 AC4.000
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1756 cc
(107.158 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 79.2 mm
3.31 × 3.12 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 130 PS (128 bhp) (95 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 72.9 bhp/litre
1.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 159 Nm (117 ft·lb) (16.2 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque 90.55 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.8:1
Fuel system 2 We 44 IDF 20 carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1137.8 kPa (165 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 439 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.9 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 138.21 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
101.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
136.32 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.84 kg/kW
16.43 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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.00 m
Front suspension I.CS.W.
Rear suspension I.CS.W.RA.
Wheel size front 5.5J x 13
Wheel size rear 5.5J x 13
Tyres front 185/70 VR 13
Tyres rear 185/70 VR 13
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.88
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID627
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Fiat 124 Abarth Rallye added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.