Fiat 1400B, 1959 MY

This vehicle has a saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The Fiat 1400B's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.4 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 58 bhp (59 PS/43 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 88 N·m (65 lb·ft/9 kgm) at 3700 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1130 kg.

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Fiat 1400B, 1959 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4324 mm
How heavy?
1130 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1394 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
59 PS / 58 bhp / 43 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
88 Nm / 65 ft.lb / 9 kgm @ 3700 rpm

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1959 Fiat 1400B data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2661 mm 104.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1327 mm 52.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1321 mm 52 inches
Length 4324 mm 170.2 inches
Width 1657 mm 65.2 inches
Height 1575 mm 62 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight 1130 kg 2491 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 54.6 litres 12 UK Gal 14.4 US Gal
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
(Gross)
59 PS (58 bhp) (43 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
41.6 bhp/litre
0.68 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
88 Nm (65 ft·lb) (9 kgm)
at 3700 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
63.13 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 793.3 kPa (115.1 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 52.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
38.27 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
51.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 26.13 kg/kW
43.64 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 3.000
Turning circle 10.70 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.44
general
Carfolio.com ID70741
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1959 Fiat 1400B added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.