1952 Fiat 8V Coupé

The 8V Coupé is a passenger car from Fiat, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 105 bhp (106 PS/78 kW) of power at 6000 rpm. Stated kerb weight is 930 kg. Maximum speed stated is 180 km/h, which is 112 mph.

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Fiat 8V Coupe -
Fiat 8V Coupe
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Key facts

1952 Fiat 8V Coupé information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4029 mm
How heavy?
930 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1996 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
106 PS / 105 bhp / 78 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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1952 Fiat 8V Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1289 mm 50.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1289 mm 50.7 inches
Length 4029 mm 158.6 inches
Width 1568 mm 61.7 inches
Height 1305 mm 51.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 930 kg 2050 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 2 litre
1996 cc
(121.803 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 61.3 mm
2.83 × 2.41 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 106 PS (105 bhp) (78 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 52.6 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 249.5 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)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 114.47 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
84.19 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
112.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.88 kg/kW
19.84 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
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 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID66847
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1952 Fiat 8V Coupé added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.