Key facts

1899 Fiat 3.5 cv information summary

What body style?
roadster with 2 seats
How long?
2300 mm
How heavy?
680 kg
What size engine?
0.7 litre, 679 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Straight
How much power?
3.5 PS / 3.5 bhp / 2.6 kW @ 400 rpm
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
32 km/h, 20 mph


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1899 Fiat 3.5 cv technical specifications


This car has a roadster body style with a rear positioned engine driving through the rear wheels.
Its 0.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, 2 cylinder unit that produces 3.5 bhp (3.5 PS/2.6 kW) of power at 400 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 680 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 32 km/h (20 mph).
1899 Fiat 3.5 cv data
1899 Fiat 3.5 cv data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors0
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 1470 57.9
Track/tread (front) 1220 48
Track/tread (rear) 1220 48
Length 2300 90.6
Width 1420 55.9
Height 1450 57.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.56
Kerb weight 680 kg 1499 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 2
Capacity 0.7 litre
679 cc
(41.435 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 60 × 120 mm
2.36 × 4.72 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.5

2 valves per cylinder
4 valves in total
maximum power output 3.5 PS (3.5 bhp) (2.6 kW)
at 400 rpm
Specific output 5.2 bhp/litre
0.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 339.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 32 km/h (20 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 5.22 PS/g
3.84 kW/g
5.15 bhp/ton
0 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 260.54 kg/kW
435.2 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position rear
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 580 x 55
Tyres rear 670 x 55
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID66913
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 4.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1899 Fiat 3.5 cv added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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