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Fiat 2300S Coupé

(1961 model)

Brief specs of 1961 Fiat 2300S Coupé

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2279 cm3 / 139.1 cu in / 139.1 cu in, 101.4 kW / 136.0 hp / 136.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FiatIssued from1961
Model2300S CoupéIssued until
Serie2300Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT,BR,AR,TR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerGhiaCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4620 mm / 181.9 in / 181.9 inTotal (curb) weight1266 kg / 2791 lb / 2791 lb
Width1631 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1364 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2652 mm / 104.4 in / 104.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFiatValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supply2 We carbsEngine displacement2279 cm3 / 139.1 cu in / 139.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity379.83 cm3/cylinder / 23.179 cu in/cylinder / 23.179 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power101.4 kW / 136.0 hp / 136.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)37.8 kW / 50.7 hp / 50.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.5 kW/l / 0.978 bhp/cu in / 0.978 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.4 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.63

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed195 km/h / 121 mph / 121 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.60 s / 11.60 s / 11.60 sPower-to-weight ratio107.4 kW/ton / 81.4 bhp/ton / 81.4 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringworm & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion bar, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Fiat 2300S Coupé

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