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Austin-Healey 3000

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Austin-Healey 3000

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2911 cm3 / 177.6 cu in / 177.6 cu in, 92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 237.0 N·m / 174.8 lb·ft / 174.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Austin-HealeyIssued from1959
Model3000Issued until
Serie3000Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustin-HealeyCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3130 l / 110.53 cu ft / 110.53 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4010 mm / 157.9 in / 157.9 inTotal (curb) weight1143 kg / 2520 lb / 2520 lb
Width1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inDry weight
Height1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2340 mm / 92.1 in / 92.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore83.4 mm / 3.28 in / 3.28 in
FuelStroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2911 cm3 / 177.6 cu in / 177.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity485.65 cm3/cylinder / 29.636 cu in/cylinder / 29.636 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque237.0 N·m / 174.8 lb·ft / 174.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)35.2 kW / 47.1 hp / 47.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.6 kW/l / 0.694 bhp/cu in / 0.694 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque81.4 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 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)8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sTop (maximal) speed183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.40 s / 11.40 s / 11.40 sPower-to-weight ratio110.0 kW/ton / 83.3 bhp/ton / 83.3 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 3000

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