1901 Fiat 12 hp

Fiat 12 hp is a car that has a tourer body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3.8 litre capacity. This unit features 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 14 bhp (14.2 PS/10.4 kW) of power at 1200 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. Stated weight at the kerb is 1220 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 70 km/h (43 mph).


Key facts

1901 Fiat 12 hp information summary

What body style?
tourer with 4 seats
How long?
3270 mm
How heavy?
1220 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3770 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
14.2 PS / 14 bhp / 10.4 kW @ 1200 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
70 km/h, 43 mph

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1901 Fiat 12 hp data
Body type4 seater tourer
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2140 84.3
Track/tread (front) 1270 50
Track/tread (rear) 1280 50.4
Length 3270 128.7
Width 1630 64.2
Height 1650 65
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.53
Kerb weight 1220 kg 2690
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Fiat
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 3.8 litre
3770 cc
(230.06 cu in)
Bore × Stroke
Bore/stroke ratio
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 14.2 PS (14 bhp) (10.4 kW)
at 1200 rpm
Specific output 3.7 bhp/litre
0.06 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 942.5 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 11.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
8.56 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
11.48 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 116.86 kg/kW
195.2 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 660 x 65
Tyres rear 700 x 65
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID92059
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1901 Fiat 12 hp added 2002-01-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.