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Austin-Healey 100 S

(1955 model)

Brief specs of 1955 Austin-Healey 100 S

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 2658 cm3 / 162.2 cu in / 162.2 cu in, 98.0 kW / 131.4 hp / 131.4 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 228.0 N·m / 168.2 lb·ft / 168.2 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Austin-HealeyIssued from1955
Model100 SIssued until
Serie100Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustin-HealeyCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3510 l / 123.95 cu ft / 123.95 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3860 mm / 152.0 in / 152.0 inTotal (curb) weight851 kg / 1876 lb / 1876 lb
Width1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inDry weight
Height1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity109 l / 24.0 UK gal / 28.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)1.64 m2 / 17.6 sq ft / 17.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.3 kW / 27.3 hp / 27.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore87.3 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke111.1 mm / 4.37 in / 4.37 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.79
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2658 cm3 / 162.2 cu in / 162.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity665.02 cm3/cylinder / 40.582 cu in/cylinder / 40.582 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power98.0 kW / 131.4 hp / 131.4 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque228.0 N·m / 168.2 lb·ft / 168.2 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.5 kW / 63.7 hp / 63.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output36.9 kW/l / 0.810 bhp/cu in / 0.810 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque85.8 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.60 s / 5.60 s / 5.60 sTop (maximal) speed190 km/h / 118 mph / 118 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sPower-to-weight ratio157.2 kW/ton / 119.1 bhp/ton / 119.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin-Healey 100 S

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