1959 Fiat 750 Berlina Abarth

The Fiat 750 Berlina Abarth is a saloon (sedan) with a rear mounted powerplant which delivers the power through the rear wheels. Its 0.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 42 bhp (42.6 PS/31.3 kW) of power at 5500 rpm, and maximum torque of 54 N·m (40 lb·ft/5.5 kgm) at 4000 rpm. It weighs a quoted 585 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 131 km/h or 81 mph.

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1959 Fiat 750 Berlina Abarth information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3285 mm
How heavy?
585 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 747 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
42.6 PS / 42 bhp / 31.3 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
54 Nm / 40 ft.lb / 5.5 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
131 km/h, 81 mph

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2 door sedan/​saloon RR 4M 767 cm3 32.4 PS 32 bhp 23.9 kW 605 kg

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2 door sedan/​saloon RR 4M 747 cm3 42.6 PS 42 bhp 31.3 kW 584 kg
1959 Fiat 750 Berlina Abarth data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2000 mm 78.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1150 mm 45.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1160 mm 45.7 inches
Length 3285 mm 129.3 inches
Width 1380 mm 54.3 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 585 kg 1290 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 0.7 litre
747 cc
(45.585 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 61 × 64 mm
2.4 × 2.52 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 42.6 PS (42 bhp) (31.3 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 56.2 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 54 Nm (40 ft·lb) (5.5 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 72.29 Nm/litre
0.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 908.4 kPa (131.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Other
Unitary capacity 186.75 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 131 km/h (81 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 72.79 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.54 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
71.79 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.68 kg/kW
31.2 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 rear
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID660
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 9.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1959 Fiat 750 Berlina Abarth added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.