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Mini MK 3

(1974 model)

Brief specs of 1974 Mini MK 3

petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 847 cm3 / 51.7 cu in / 51.7 cu in, 25.0 kW / 33.5 hp / 33.5 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 61.0 N·m / 45.0 lb·ft / 45.0 lb·ft @ 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MiniIssued from1974
ModelMK 3Issued until
SerieMKNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMiniCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2860 l / 101.00 cu ft / 101.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3060 mm / 120.5 in / 120.5 inTotal (curb) weight610 kg / 1345 lb / 1345 lb
Width1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inDry weight
Height1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2040 mm / 80.3 in / 80.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.64 m2 / 17.7 sq ft / 17.7 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 displacement847 cm3 / 51.7 cu in / 51.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power25.0 kW / 33.5 hp / 33.5 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque61.0 N·m / 45.0 lb·ft / 45.0 lb·ft at 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.0 kW / 13.4 hp / 13.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output29.5 kW/l / 0.649 bhp/cu in / 0.649 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque72.0 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 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 ratio55.7 kW/ton / 42.2 bhp/ton / 42.2 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front140/80-R10Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mini MK 3

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