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Simca 1000

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 Simca 1000

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 944 cm3 / 57.6 cu in / 57.6 cu in, 32.1 kW / 43.0 hp / 43.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 116 km/h / 72 mph / 72 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SimcaIssued from1963
Model1000Issued until
Serie1000Number 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

Length3797 mm / 149.5 in / 149.5 inTotal (curb) weight700 kg / 1543 lb / 1543 lb
Width1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inDry weight
Height1392 mm / 54.8 in / 54.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2223 mm / 87.5 in / 87.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance171 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity30 l / 6.5 UK gal / 7.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.76 m2 / 18.9 sq ft / 18.9 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 constructionBore68.0 mm / 2.68 in / 2.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement944 cm3 / 57.6 cu in / 57.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity236.00 cm3/cylinder / 14.402 cu in/cylinder / 14.402 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power32.1 kW / 43.0 hp / 43.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.1 kW / 10.8 hp / 10.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.0 kW/l / 0.747 bhp/cu in / 0.747 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.38

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)15.60 s / 15.60 s / 15.60 sTop (maximal) speed116 km/h / 72 mph / 72 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)23.90 s / 23.90 s / 23.90 sPower-to-weight ratio61.4 kW/ton / 46.5 bhp/ton / 46.5 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 locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.0 m / 29.5 ft / 29.5 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Transverse leaf spring, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil 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 1000

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