1953 Fiat 1100

The Fiat 1100 is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power to the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 1.1 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 36 bhp (36.5 PS/26.8 kW) at 4400 rpm and 68 N·m (50 lb·ft/6.9 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 865 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed stated is 122 km/h, which is 76 mph.

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1953 Fiat 1100 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3775 mm
How heavy?
865 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1089 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
36.5 PS / 36 bhp / 26.8 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
68 Nm / 50 ft.lb / 6.9 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 32.7 s
How fast?
122 km/h, 76 mph

Fiat 1100 models

Fiat 1100 TV -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 1089 cm3 54 PS 53 bhp 40 kW 820 kg

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1953 Fiat 1100 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2337 mm 92 inches
Track/tread (front) 1219 mm 48 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1213 mm 47.8 inches
Length 3775 mm 148.6 inches
Width 1457 mm 57.4 inches
Height 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 865 kg 1907 lb
Weight distribution 48 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area 1.67
CdA
engine
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 36.5 PS (36 bhp) (26.8 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 33.1 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 68 Nm (50 ft·lb) (6.9 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque 62.44 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.7:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 784.7 kPa (113.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 272.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 19.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 32.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 24.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 122 km/h (76 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 42.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
31.03 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
41.62 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 32.22 kg/kW
53.82 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R LT/LT-FBH
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID67012
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1953 Fiat 1100 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.