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Austin Allegro 1500

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Austin Allegro 1500

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1485 cm3 / 90.6 cu in / 90.6 cu in, 51.5 kW / 69.1 hp / 69.1 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 104.0 N·m / 76.7 lb·ft / 76.7 lb·ft @ 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1973
ModelAllegro 1500Issued until
SerieAllegroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3855 mm / 151.8 in / 151.8 inTotal (curb) weight850 kg / 1874 lb / 1874 lb
Width1613 mm / 63.5 in / 63.5 inDry weight
Height1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2432 mm / 95.7 in / 95.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance159 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity48 l / 10.5 UK gal / 12.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAustinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.4 mm / 3.20 in / 3.20 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1485 cm3 / 90.6 cu in / 90.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity371.25 cm3/cylinder / 22.655 cu in/cylinder / 22.655 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power51.5 kW / 69.1 hp / 69.1 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque104.0 N·m / 76.7 lb·ft / 76.7 lb·ft at 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm / 3100 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.6 kW / 27.6 hp / 27.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.7 kW/l / 0.762 bhp/cu in / 0.762 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque70.0 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.93
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio81.2 kW/ton / 61.5 bhp/ton / 61.5 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent,HPSSuspension rearIndependent,HPS
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin Allegro 1500

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