1903 Fiat 16/24 hp

The Fiat 16/24 hp is a rear wheel drive road car, with its motor positioned in the front, and a saloon (sedan) body. The Fiat 16/24 hp's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.2 litre, 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 24 bhp (24.3 PS/17.9 kW) of power at 1200 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1350 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 70 km/h or 43 mph.


Key facts

1903 Fiat 16/24 hp information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4 seats
How long?
3250 mm
How heavy?
1350 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4181 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
24.3 PS / 24 bhp / 17.9 kW @ 1200 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
70 km/h, 43 mph
1903 Fiat 16/24 hp data
Body type4 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2140 mm 84.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1310 mm 51.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1310 mm 51.6 inches
Length 3250 mm 128 inches
Width 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Height 1540 mm 60.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.52
Kerb weight 1350 kg 2976 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 4.2 litre
4181 cc
(255.14 cu in)
Bore × Stroke
Bore/stroke ratio
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 24.3 PS (24 bhp) (17.9 kW)
at 1200 rpm
Specific output 5.7 bhp/litre
0.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1045.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 18.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
13.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
17.78 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 75.43 kg/kW
126 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID91850
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1903 Fiat 16/24 hp added 2002-01-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.