1948 Fiat 1100 S Coupé

The Fiat 1100 S Coupé is a coupé-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 1.1 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 51 bhp (52 PS/38 kW) of power at 5200 rpm. It is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 151 km/h (94 mph).


Fiat 1100 S Coupe -
Fiat 1100 S Coupe
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Key facts

1948 Fiat 1100 S Coupé information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4191 mm
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1089 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
52 PS / 51 bhp / 38 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
151 km/h, 94 mph
1948 Fiat 1100 S Coupé data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2700 mm 106.3 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4191 mm 165 inches
Width 1537 mm 60.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1089 cc
(66.455 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68.02 × 74.93 mm
2.68 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 52 PS (51 bhp) (38 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 46.8 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 272.25 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 151 km/h (94 mph)
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
Carfolio.com ID66880
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1948 Fiat 1100 S Coupé added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.