1912 Fiat 12/15 hp Model Zero

The 12/15 hp Model Zero is a road car from Fiat, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door roadster body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.8 litre, 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 19 bhp (19.3 PS/14.2 kW) of power at 2000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual transmission. It weighs a stated 1200 kg at the kerb. The Fiat 12/15 hp Model Zero is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 63 km/h or 39 mph.

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Fiat 12-15 HP Model Zero
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Key facts

1912 Fiat 12/15 hp Model Zero information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 4 seats
How long?
3660 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1846 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
19.3 PS / 19 bhp / 14.2 kW @ 2000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How quick?
0-60 mph: -1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: -1 s
How fast?
63 km/h, 39 mph

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1912 Fiat 12/15 hp Model Zero data
bodywork
Body type4 seater roadster
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2645 mm 104.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1200 mm 47.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1200 mm 47.2 inches
Length 3660 mm 144.1 inches
Width 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Height 1800 mm 70.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.38
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 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 1.8 litre
1846 cc
(112.65 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70 × 120 mm
2.76 × 4.72 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.58
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 19.3 PS (19 bhp) (14.2 kW)
at 2000 rpm
Specific output 10.3 bhp/litre
0.17 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 4.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 461.5 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 63 km/h (39 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 16.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
11.81 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
15.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 84.7 kg/kW
141.47 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 LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.QE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
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 ID66924
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1912 Fiat 12/15 hp Model Zero added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.