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Morris Oxford III

(1956 model)

Brief specs of 1956 Morris Oxford III

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1489 cm3 / 90.9 cu in / 90.9 cu in, 38.8 kW / 52.0 hp / 52.0 hp @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, 106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 119 km/h / 74 mph / 74 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MorrisIssued from1956
ModelOxford IIIIssued until
SerieOxfordNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMorrisCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3380 l / 119.36 cu ft / 119.36 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4343 mm / 171.0 in / 171.0 inTotal (curb) weight1067 kg / 2352 lb / 2352 lb
Width1651 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2464 mm / 97.0 in / 97.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1359 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.25 m2 / 24.2 sq ft / 24.2 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerAustinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore73.0 mm / 2.88 in / 2.88 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.82
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1489 cm3 / 90.9 cu in / 90.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity372.25 cm3/cylinder / 22.716 cu in/cylinder / 22.716 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power38.8 kW / 52.0 hp / 52.0 hp at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)5.3 kW / 7.1 hp / 7.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output26.1 kW/l / 0.573 bhp/cu in / 0.573 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque71.2 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.01
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.87

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)18.70 s / 18.70 s / 18.70 sTop (maximal) speed119 km/h / 74 mph / 74 mph
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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
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 Morris Oxford III

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