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Austin 12

(1930 model)

Brief specs of 1930 Austin 12

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 1496 cm3 / 91.3 cu in / 91.3 cu in, 17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, rear wheel drive, 100 km/h / 62 mph / 62 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1930
Model12Issued until
Serie12Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3912 mm / 154.0 in / 154.0 inTotal (curb) weight1016 kg / 2240 lb / 2240 lb
Width1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.45  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAustinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore61.2 mm / 2.41 in / 2.41 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.6 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.72
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement1496 cm3 / 91.3 cu in / 91.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity249.33 cm3/cylinder / 15.215 cu in/cylinder / 15.215 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)3.8 kW / 5.1 hp / 5.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output12.0 kW/l / 0.263 bhp/cu in / 0.263 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)28.00 s / 28.00 s / 28.00 sTop (maximal) speed100 km/h / 62 mph / 62 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio23.6 kW/ton / 17.9 bhp/ton / 17.9 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 circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin 12

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