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Austin Maxi L

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Austin Maxi L

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1748 cm3 / 106.7 cu in / 106.7 cu in, 53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp @ 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm, 132.0 N·m / 97.4 lb·ft / 97.4 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1980
ModelMaxi LIssued until
SerieMaxiNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4110 l / 145.14 cu ft / 145.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4013 mm / 158.0 in / 158.0 inTotal (curb) weight984 kg / 2169 lb / 2169 lb
Width1626 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inDry weight
Height1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2644 mm / 104.1 in / 104.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1367 mm / 53.8 in / 53.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1351 mm / 53.2 in / 53.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity48 l / 10.5 UK gal / 12.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.52  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 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 ManufacturerAustinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.8 mm / 3.77 in / 3.77 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.8
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1748 cm3 / 106.7 cu in / 106.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity437.00 cm3/cylinder / 26.667 cu in/cylinder / 26.667 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp at 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque132.0 N·m / 97.4 lb·ft / 97.4 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)21.5 kW / 28.8 hp / 28.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output30.7 kW/l / 0.675 bhp/cu in / 0.675 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.5 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.87
  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 ratio73.2 kW/ton / 55.4 bhp/ton / 55.4 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-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm),HGSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm,HG
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/80-R13Tyres rear3.0x26
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin Maxi L

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