Fiat 1400

The Fiat 1400 is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style road car with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 1.4 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 44 bhp (44.6 PS/32.8 kW) at 4400 rpm and 86 N·m (63 lb·ft/8.8 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box. The Fiat 1400 weighs a quoted 1156 kg at the kerb.

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Fiat 1400 brief technical data

What body style?4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?4242 mm
How heavy?1156 kg
What size engine?1.4 litre, 1394 cm3
How many cylinders?4, Straight
How much power? 44.6 PS / 44 bhp / 32.8 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque? 86 Nm / 63 ft.lb / 8.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm

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Fiat 1400 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2660 mm 104.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4242 mm 167 inches
Width 1657 mm 65.2 inches
Height 1518 mm 59.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 1156 kg 2549 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 1.4 litre
1394 cc
(85.067 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 66 mm
3.23 × 2.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.24
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 44.6 PS (44 bhp) (32.8 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 31.6 bhp/litre
0.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 86 Nm (63 ft·lb) (8.8 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 61.69 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) 775.3 kPa (112.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 348.5 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 38.59 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
28.38 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
38.06 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 35.23 kg/kW
58.85 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.CS.
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 4.44
general
Carfolio.com ID70213
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Fiat 1400 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.