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Morris Marina 1.8

(1971 model)

Brief specs of 1971 Morris Marina 1.8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in, 61.9 kW / 83.0 hp / 83.0 hp @ 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MorrisIssued from1971
ModelMarina 1.8Issued until
SerieMarinaNumber 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

Length4235 mm / 166.7 in / 166.7 inTotal (curb) weight935 kg / 2061 lb / 2061 lb
Width1626 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inDry weight
Height1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity52 l / 11.4 UK gal / 13.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 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 constructionBore80.3 mm / 3.16 in / 3.16 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity449.75 cm3/cylinder / 27.445 cu in/cylinder / 27.445 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power61.9 kW / 83.0 hp / 83.0 hp at 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.2 kW / 13.7 hp / 13.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.4 kW/l / 0.756 bhp/cu in / 0.756 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.5 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.64

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)9.10 s / 9.10 s / 9.10 sTop (maximal) speed153 km/h / 95 mph / 95 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio88.8 kW/ton / 67.3 bhp/ton / 67.3 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Morris Marina 1.8

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