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Hudson Metropolitan 1.5

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Hudson Metropolitan 1.5

petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1489 cm3 / 90.9 cu in / 90.9 cu in, 35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp @ 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm, 100.0 N·m / 73.8 lb·ft / 73.8 lb·ft @ 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HudsonIssued from1957
ModelMetropolitan 1.5Issued until
SerieMetropolitanNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHudsonCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3370 l / 119.01 cu ft / 119.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3800 mm / 149.6 in / 149.6 inTotal (curb) weight820 kg / 1808 lb / 1808 lb
Width1570 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2170 mm / 85.4 in / 85.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1489 cm3 / 90.9 cu in / 90.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp at 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque100.0 N·m / 73.8 lb·ft / 73.8 lb·ft at 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.0 kW / 18.8 hp / 18.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output23.5 kW/l / 0.517 bhp/cu in / 0.517 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque67.2 N·m/l / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in / 0.59 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 ratio58.5 kW/ton / 44.3 bhp/ton / 44.3 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 circle
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 Hudson Metropolitan 1.5

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