1962 Fiat 1500 Berlina

The Fiat 1500 Berlina is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 1.5 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 72 bhp (73 PS/54 kW) at 5200 rpm and 106 N·m (78 lb·ft/10.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted kerb weight is 960 kg.

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1962 Fiat 1500 Berlina information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4030 mm
How heavy?
960 kg
What size engine?
1.5 litre, 1481 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
73 PS / 72 bhp / 54 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
106 Nm / 78 ft.lb / 10.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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1962 Fiat 1500 Berlina data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2420 mm 95.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1295 mm 51 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1272 mm 50.1 inches
Length 4030 mm 158.7 inches
Width 1545 mm 60.8 inches
Height 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 960 kg 2116 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 1.5 litre
1481 cc
(90.376 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 79.5 mm
3.03 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 73 PS (72 bhp) (54 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 48.6 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 106 Nm (78 ft·lb) (10.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 71.57 Nm/litre
0.87 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 899.4 kPa (130.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 370.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
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 76.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
55.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
75 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.88 kg/kW
29.87 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
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID67122
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Fiat 1500 Berlina added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.