1949 Fiat 1500 E

Fiat 1500 E is an automobile that has a saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.5 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 47 bhp (47.7 PS/35 kW) of power at 4400 rpm. A 4 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the wheels.


Key facts

1949 Fiat 1500 E information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4496 mm
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1493 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
47.7 PS / 47 bhp / 35 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?

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1949 Fiat 1500 E data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2807 mm 110.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4496 mm 177 inches
Width 1594 mm 62.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 1.5 litre
1493 cc
(91.108 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 65 × 75 mm
2.56 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 47.7 PS (47 bhp) (35 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 31.5 bhp/litre
0.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 6.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 248.83 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)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-H
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.44
Carfolio.com ID66869
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1949 Fiat 1500 E added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.