1971 Fiat 128 Rally

Fiat 128 Rally is an automobile that has a saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1.3 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 67 bhp (68 PS/50 kW) of power at 6400 rpm, and maximum torque of 88 N·m (65 lb·ft/9 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted kerb weight is 820 kg. The Fiat 128 Rally is claimed to manage a top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph).

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Fiat 128 Rally -
Fiat 128 Rally
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Key facts

1971 Fiat 128 Rally information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3880 mm
How heavy?
820 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1290 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
68 PS / 67 bhp / 50 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
88 Nm / 65 ft.lb / 9 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
150 km/h, 93 mph

Fiat 128 models

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Fiat 128 Saloon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1116 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 815 kg

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1971 Fiat 128 Rally data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2445 mm 96.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1308 mm 51.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1313 mm 51.7 inches
Length 3880 mm 152.8 inches
Width 1588 mm 62.5 inches
Height 1391 mm 54.8 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 820 kg 1808 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 38 litres 8.4 UK Gal 10 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1290 cc
(78.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 55.5 mm
3.39 × 2.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.55
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
68 PS (67 bhp) (50 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
51.9 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
88 Nm (65 ft·lb) (9 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
68.22 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.9:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 857.2 kPa (124.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 322.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 9.6 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 19.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82.84 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.71 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.41 kg/kW
27.41 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 rack & pinion
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-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.04
Final drive ratio 4.08
general
Carfolio.com ID72545
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Fiat 128 Rally added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.