1919 Fiat 501

Fiat 501 is an automobile that has a 2 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.5 litre, side valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 23 bhp (23.3 PS/17.2 kW) of power at 2600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 1380 kg at the kerb. The Fiat 501 is said to be able to manage a maxiumum speed of 71 km/h which is 44 mph.

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1919 Fiat 501 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3850 mm
How heavy?
1380 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1460 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
23.3 PS / 23 bhp / 17.2 kW @ 2600 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
71 km/h, 44 mph

Fiat 501 models

sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1460 cm3 26.9 PS 26.5 bhp 19.8 kW 1380 kg

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1919 Fiat 501 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1250 mm 49.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1250 mm 49.2 inches
Length 3850 mm 151.6 inches
Width 1480 mm 58.3 inches
Height 1820 mm 71.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.45
Kerb weight 1380 kg 3042 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 1.5 litre
1460 cc
(89.095 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 110 mm
2.56 × 4.33 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.59
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 23.3 PS (23 bhp) (17.2 kW)
at 2600 rpm
Specific output 15.8 bhp/litre
0.26 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) -1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph -1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h -1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 71 km/h (44 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 16.9 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
12.43 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
16.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 80.46 kg/kW
134.4 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 9.70 m
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 760 x 90
Tyres rear 760 x 90
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID66825
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 10.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1919 Fiat 501 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.