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Austin Metro 1.0

(1987 model)

Brief specs of 1987 Austin Metro 1.0

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 998 cm3 / 60.9 cu in / 60.9 cu in, 35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 75.0 N·m / 55.3 lb·ft / 55.3 lb·ft @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 138 km/h / 86 mph / 86 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1987
ModelMetro 1.0Issued until
SerieMetroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3405 mm / 134.1 in / 134.1 inTotal (curb) weight771 kg / 1700 lb / 1700 lb
Width1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inDry weight
Height1361 mm / 53.6 in / 53.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2250 mm / 88.6 in / 88.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity34 l / 7.6 UK gal / 9.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.51  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.79 m2 / 19.3 sq ft / 19.3 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 constructionBore64.6 mm / 2.54 in / 2.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplyEngine displacement998 cm3 / 60.9 cu in / 60.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity249.50 cm3/cylinder / 15.225 cu in/cylinder / 15.225 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque75.0 N·m / 55.3 lb·ft / 55.3 lb·ft at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)13.1 kW / 17.5 hp / 17.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.1 kW/l / 0.771 bhp/cu in / 0.771 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.2 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed138 km/h / 86 mph / 86 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)18.20 s / 18.20 s / 18.20 sPower-to-weight ratio61.0 kW/ton / 46.2 bhp/ton / 46.2 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, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB),HSSuspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm,HS, Coil springs
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 Metro 1.0

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