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Austin Allegro

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Austin Allegro

2-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1098 cm3 / 67.0 cu in / 67.0 cu in, 34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, 74.0 N·m / 54.6 lb·ft / 54.6 lb·ft @ 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AustinIssued from1978
ModelAllegroIssued until
SerieAllegroNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustinCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4110 l / 145.14 cu ft / 145.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3200 mm / 126.0 in / 126.0 inTotal (curb) weight815 kg / 1797 lb / 1797 lb
Width1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2450 mm / 96.5 in / 96.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance200 mm / 7.9 in / 7.9 inFuel capacity48 l / 10.6 UK gal / 12.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.31  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 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)Stroke83.7 mm / 3.30 in / 3.30 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.77
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1098 cm3 / 67.0 cu in / 67.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity274.33 cm3/cylinder / 16.741 cu in/cylinder / 16.741 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque74.0 N·m / 54.6 lb·ft / 54.6 lb·ft at 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)13.6 kW / 18.2 hp / 18.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output31.0 kW/l / 0.681 bhp/cu in / 0.681 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque67.4 N·m/l / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in / 0.59 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio56.4 kW/ton / 42.7 bhp/ton / 42.7 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 circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145/80-R13Tyres rear145/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin Allegro

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