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1966 Amphicar Model 770 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4343 mm
How heavy?
1050 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1147 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
38.5 PS / 38 bhp / 28.3 kW @ 4750 rpm
How much torque?
88 Nm / 65 ft.lb / 9 kgm @ 2500 rpm
How fast?
110 km/h, 68 mph

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1966 Amphicar Model 770 technical specifications

Introduction

Amphicar Model 770 is an automobile that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a rear mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
Its 4 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.1 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 38 bhp (38.5 PS/28.3 kW) at 4750 rpm and 88 Nm (65 lbft/9 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox.
The Amphicar Model 770 weighs a claimed 1050 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed claimed is 110 km/h (68 mph).
1966 Amphicar Model 770 data
1966 Amphicar Model 770 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2134 84
Track/tread (front) 1219 48
Track/tread (rear) 1219 48
Length 4343 171
Width 1549 61
Height 1524 60
Ground clearance 254 10
length:wheelbase ratio 2.04
Kerb weight 1050 kg 2315 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 50 litres 11 UK Gal 13.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Triumph
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1147 cc
(69.994 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 69.3 × 76 mm
2.73 × 2.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
38.5 PS (38 bhp) (28.3 kW)
at 4750 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
33.1 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
88 Nm (65 ft·lb) (9 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
76.72 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 964.1 kPa (139.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 286.75 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 110 km/h (68 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 36.69 PS/g
26.99 kW/g
36.19 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 37.05 kg/kW
61.89 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position rear
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 I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 4.91
Final drive ratio 4.72
general
Carfolio.com ID73997
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Amphicar Model 770 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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