1969 Fiat 128 Saloon

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine driving through the front wheels. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 1.1 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 55 bhp (56 PS/41 kW) at 6000 rpm and 77 N·m (57 lb·ft/7.9 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box. The Fiat 128 Saloon weighs a claimed 815 kg at the kerb. It is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 140 km/h, or 87 mph.

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Fiat 128 Saloon -
Fiat 128 Saloon
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Key facts

1969 Fiat 128 Saloon information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3855 mm
How heavy?
815 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1116 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
56 PS / 55 bhp / 41 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
77 Nm / 57 ft.lb / 7.9 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 14.8 s
How fast?
140 km/h, 87 mph

Fiat 128 models

Fiat 128 Rally -
sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1290 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 820 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4M 1116 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW 825 kg

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1098 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 805 kg
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1969 Fiat 128 Saloon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2445 mm 96.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1308 mm 51.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1276 mm 50.2 inches
Length 3855 mm 151.8 inches
Width 1588 mm 62.5 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 815 kg 1797 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 1.1 litre
1116 cc
(68.102 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 55.5 mm
3.15 × 2.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.44
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 56 PS (55 bhp) (41 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 49.3 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 77 Nm (57 ft·lb) (7.9 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 69 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.88:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 867 kPa (125.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 279 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 10 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 14.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 19.9 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 140 km/h (87 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 68.42 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
50.32 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
67.48 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.87 kg/kW
33.19 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.04
Final drive ratio 4.07
general
Carfolio.com ID72347
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Fiat 128 Saloon added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.