1959 Fiat 1800 B

The Fiat 1800 B is a saloon (sedan) style car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 86 bhp (87 PS/64 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 142 N·m (105 lb·ft/14.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 1215 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 140 km/h (87 mph).

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1959 Fiat 1800 B information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4464 mm
How heavy?
1215 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
87 PS / 86 bhp / 64 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
142 Nm / 105 ft.lb / 14.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

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1959 Fiat 1800 B data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2648 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1340 mm 52.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1305 mm 51.4 inches
Length 4464 mm 175.7 inches
Width 1619 mm 63.7 inches
Height 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1215 kg 2679 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 6
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 73.5 mm
2.83 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.98
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 87 PS (86 bhp) (64 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 47.9 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 142 Nm (105 ft·lb) (14.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 79.06 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 993.6 kPa (144.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 299.33 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 71.77 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
52.78 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
70.78 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.95 kg/kW
31.65 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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TB.
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 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID67188
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1959 Fiat 1800 B added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.