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Simca Aronde P60

(1960 model)

Brief specs of 1960 Simca Aronde P60

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1290 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in, 35.8 kW / 48.0 hp / 48.0 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 88.0 N·m / 64.9 lb·ft / 64.9 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SimcaIssued from1960
ModelAronde P60Issued until
SerieArondeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSimcaCountryFR,BR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4128 mm / 162.5 in / 162.5 inTotal (curb) weight905 kg / 1995 lb / 1995 lb
Width1591 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inDry weight
Height1445 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2445 mm / 96.3 in / 96.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1254 mm / 49.4 in / 49.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1251 mm / 49.3 in / 49.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity43 l / 9.4 UK gal / 11.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerSimcaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1290 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity322.50 cm3/cylinder / 19.680 cu in/cylinder / 19.680 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio6.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power35.8 kW / 48.0 hp / 48.0 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque88.0 N·m / 64.9 lb·ft / 64.9 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.3 kW / 19.2 hp / 19.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output27.8 kW/l / 0.610 bhp/cu in / 0.610 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque68.2 N·m/l / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio53.0 kW/ton / 40.2 bhp/ton / 40.2 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Simca Aronde P60

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