Key facts

1957 Lancia Appia Zagato GTE information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
3990 mm
How heavy?
838 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1091 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, V
How much power?
54 PS / 53 bhp / 40 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
87 Nm / 64 / 8.9 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
150 km/h, 93 mph


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1957 Lancia Appia Zagato GTE technical specifications


This vehicle has a 2 door coupé type body designed by Zagato with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels.
Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 1.1 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 53 bhp (54 PS/40 kW) at 5200 rpm and 87 N·m (64 lb·ft/8.9 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Stated weight at the kerb is 838 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 150 km/h, which is 93 mph.
1957 Lancia Appia Zagato GTE data
1957 Lancia Appia Zagato GTE data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2350 92.5
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3990 157.1
Width 1490 58.7
Height 1230 48.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 838 kg 1847 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Lancia
Engine code
Cylinders V 4 in 14° vee
Capacity 1.1 litre
1091 cc
(66.577 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 75 mm
2.68 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
54 PS (53 bhp) (40 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
48.6 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
87 Nm (64 ft·lb) (8.9 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
79.74 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1002.1 kPa (145.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 2
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 272.75 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 64.12 PS/g
47.16 kW/g
63.25 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.2 kg/kW
35.42 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & sector
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.VSP.
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
Final drive ratio
general ID64911
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1957 Lancia Appia Zagato GTE added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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