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Austin 1300 GT

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Austin 1300 GT

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, 52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 100.0 N·m / 73.8 lb·ft / 73.8 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 148 km/h / 92 mph / 92 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1969
Model1300 GTIssued 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)4110 l / 145.14 cu ft / 145.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3703 mm / 145.8 in / 145.8 inTotal (curb) weight855 kg / 1885 lb / 1885 lb
Width1534 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inDry weight
Height1359 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 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)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity36 l / 7.9 UK gal / 9.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.56  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.77 m2 / 19.1 sq ft / 19.1 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 supply2 SU carbsEngine 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 ratio9.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque100.0 N·m / 73.8 lb·ft / 73.8 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.7 kW / 11.6 hp / 11.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.9 kW/l / 0.900 bhp/cu in / 0.900 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.4 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 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)9.80 s / 9.80 s / 9.80 sTop (maximal) speed148 km/h / 92 mph / 92 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio81.9 kW/ton / 62.0 bhp/ton / 62.0 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 GT

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