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Austin A40 Mk II

(1961 model)

Brief specs of 1961 Austin A40 Mk II

4-door, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 948 cm3 / 57.9 cu in / 57.9 cu in, 27.0 kW / 36.2 hp / 36.2 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 68.0 N·m / 50.2 lb·ft / 50.2 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1961
ModelA40 Mk IIIssued until
SerieA40Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3330 l / 117.60 cu ft / 117.60 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3670 mm / 144.5 in / 144.5 inTotal (curb) weight760 kg / 1676 lb / 1676 lb
Width1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2220 mm / 87.4 in / 87.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.87 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
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 supplyCarburettorEngine displacement948 cm3 / 57.9 cu in / 57.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity249.60 cm3/cylinder / 15.232 cu in/cylinder / 15.232 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power27.0 kW / 36.2 hp / 36.2 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque68.0 N·m / 50.2 lb·ft / 50.2 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.8 kW / 14.5 hp / 14.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output28.5 kW/l / 0.626 bhp/cu in / 0.626 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque71.7 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio48.7 kW/ton / 36.9 bhp/ton / 36.9 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin A40 Mk II

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