Fiat Ritmo 60 L, 1979 MY

This automobile has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 1.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that develops 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 81.4 N·m (60 lb·ft/8.3 kgm) at 3500 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box. Stated kerb weight is 820 kg. It is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 145 km/h which is 90 mph.

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Fiat Ritmo 60 L, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3940 mm
How heavy?
820 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1116 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
61 PS / 60 bhp / 45 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
81.4 Nm / 60 ft.lb / 8.3 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph

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1979 Fiat Ritmo 60 L data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2448 mm 96.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Length 3940 mm 155.1 inches
Width 1651 mm 65 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 820 kg 1808 lb
Weight distribution 62.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 51 litres 11.2 UK Gal 13.5 US Gal
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
(DIN)
61 PS (60 bhp) (45 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.8 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
81.4 Nm (60 ft·lb) (8.3 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
72.94 Nm/litre
0.88 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 916.6 kPa (132.9 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 74.19 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
54.56 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
73.17 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.33 kg/kW
30.61 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 3.500
Turning circle 10.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.TrailLi.CS.
Rear suspension I.MS.LW.LS.
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 4.08
general
Carfolio.com ID72732
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Fiat Ritmo 60 L added 1995-12-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.