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Austin A90 Atlantic

(1949 model)

Brief specs of 1949 Austin A90 Atlantic

4-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2660 cm3 / 162.3 cu in / 162.3 cu in, 65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1949
ModelA90 AtlanticIssued until
SerieA90Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4570 l / 161.39 cu ft / 161.39 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4496 mm / 177.0 in / 177.0 inTotal (curb) weight1359 kg / 2996 lb / 2996 lb
Width1778 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
Height1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1359 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inWeight distribution (front)52.3 % / 52.3 % / 52.3 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity34 l / 7.5 UK gal / 9.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.84  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.94 m2 / 10.1 sq ft / 10.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)23.3 kW / 31.2 hp / 31.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAustinValves 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 supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement2660 cm3 / 162.3 cu in / 162.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity665.00 cm3/cylinder / 40.581 cu in/cylinder / 40.581 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque190.0 N·m / 140.1 lb·ft / 140.1 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)28.6 kW / 38.3 hp / 38.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.7 kW/l / 0.542 bhp/cu in / 0.542 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque71.4 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)14.90 s / 14.90 s / 14.90 sTop (maximal) speed135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)22.20 s / 22.20 s / 22.20 sPower-to-weight ratio64.8 kW/ton / 49.1 bhp/ton / 49.1 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 circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.50 x 16Tyres rear5.50 x 16
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin A90 Atlantic

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