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Morris Oxford 1.6

(1961 model)

Brief specs of 1961 Morris Oxford 1.6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1620 cm3 / 98.9 cu in / 98.9 cu in, 45.0 kW / 60.3 hp / 60.3 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 129 km/h / 80 mph / 80 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MorrisIssued from1961
ModelOxford 1.6Issued 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)4060 l / 143.38 cu ft / 143.38 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1130 kg / 2491 lb / 2491 lb
Width1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inDry weight
Height1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2530 mm / 99.6 in / 99.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 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 valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1620 cm3 / 98.9 cu in / 98.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity405.42 cm3/cylinder / 24.740 cu in/cylinder / 24.740 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power45.0 kW / 60.3 hp / 60.3 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)6.9 kW / 9.2 hp / 9.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.8 kW/l / 0.610 bhp/cu in / 0.610 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque75.3 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) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)15.60 s / 15.60 s / 15.60 sTop (maximal) speed129 km/h / 80 mph / 80 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio54.7 kW/ton / 41.4 bhp/ton / 41.4 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 frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Morris Oxford 1.6

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