Key facts

Premier Padmini, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3940 mm
How heavy?
895 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1089 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
39.5 PS / 39 bhp / 29.1 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
54 Nm / 40 ft.lb / 5.5 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How fast?
120 km/h, 75 mph

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Premier Padmini models

1979 Premier Padmini technical specifications

Introduction

The Padmini is a rear wheel drive saloon road car with a front mounted engine, produced by Premier.
The 1.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that develops 39 bhp (39.5 PS/29.1 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 54 N·m (40 lb·ft/5.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission.
Claimed kerb weight is 895 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 120 km/h (75 mph).
1979 Premier Padmini data
Premier Padmini, 1979 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2340 92.1
Track/tread (front) 1230 48.4
Track/tread (rear) 1210 47.6
Length 3940 155.1
Width 1460 57.5
Height 1458 57.4
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 895 kg 1973 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 1.1 litre
1089 cc
(66.455 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 75 mm
2.68 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
39.5 PS (39 bhp) (29.1 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
35.8 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
54 Nm (40 ft·lb) (5.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
49.59 Nm/litre
0.6 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.3:1
Fuel system 1 32 BIC IBX carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 623.1 kPa (90.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 272.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 20.30 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 26.90 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 44.18 PS/g
32.49 kW/g
43.58 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 30.77 kg/kW
51.41 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 front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & roller
turns lock-to-lock 4.800
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.20 x 14
Tyres rear 5.20 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID97482
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Premier Padmini added 2002-07-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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