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Morris Marina 1.8 GT

(1975 model)

Brief specs of 1975 Morris Marina 1.8 GT

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MorrisIssued from1975
ModelMarina 1.8 GTIssued until
SerieMarinaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMorrisCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4235 mm / 166.7 in / 166.7 inTotal (curb) weight925 kg / 2039 lb / 2039 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1403 mm / 55.2 in / 55.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity52 l / 11.5 UK gal / 13.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 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 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 supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary 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 power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque135.0 N·m / 99.6 lb·ft / 99.6 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)25.4 kW / 34.0 hp / 34.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.2 kW/l / 0.774 bhp/cu in / 0.774 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.0 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 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)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio91.9 kW/ton / 69.6 bhp/ton / 69.6 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, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Morris Marina 1.8 GT

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