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Austin 1300 Saloon

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 Austin 1300 Saloon

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1275 cm3 / 77.8 cu in / 77.8 cu in, 44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 94.0 N·m / 69.3 lb·ft / 69.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1967
Model1300 SaloonIssued until
Serie1300Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3330 l / 117.60 cu ft / 117.60 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3727 mm / 146.7 in / 146.7 inTotal (curb) weight776 kg / 1711 lb / 1711 lb
Width1533 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inDry weight
Height1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2375 mm / 93.5 in / 93.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1292 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inWeight distribution (front)62.0 % / 62.0 % / 62.0 %
Ground clearance155 mm / 6.1 in / 6.1 inFuel capacity36 l / 7.9 UK gal / 9.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.75 m2 / 18.9 sq ft / 18.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerBMCValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore70.6 mm / 2.78 in / 2.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.3 mm / 3.20 in / 3.20 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1275 cm3 / 77.8 cu in / 77.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings3Unitary capacity318.75 cm3/cylinder / 19.451 cu in/cylinder / 19.451 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque94.0 N·m / 69.3 lb·ft / 69.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)6.7 kW / 9.0 hp / 9.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.1 kW/l / 0.770 bhp/cu in / 0.770 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.7 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)11.40 s / 11.40 s / 11.40 sTop (maximal) speed140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio77.3 kW/ton / 58.6 bhp/ton / 58.6 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.3Turning circle10.6 m / 34.8 ft / 34.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm),HEL,R Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent,HEL,R Coil springs, Torsion bar, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin 1300 Saloon

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