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Simca Montlhéry

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 Simca Montlhéry

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, 52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 108.0 N·m / 79.7 lb·ft / 79.7 lb·ft @ 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SimcaIssued from1963
ModelMontlhéryIssued until
SerieMontlheryNumber 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

Length4190 mm / 165.0 in / 165.0 inTotal (curb) weight948 kg / 2090 lb / 2090 lb
Width1568 mm / 61.7 in / 61.7 inDry weight
Height1467 mm / 57.8 in / 57.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2445 mm / 96.3 in / 96.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1251 mm / 49.3 in / 49.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance143 mm / 5.6 in / 5.6 inFuel capacity43 l / 9.5 UK gal / 11.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 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 ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque108.0 N·m / 79.7 lb·ft / 79.7 lb·ft at 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.5 kW/l / 0.889 bhp/cu in / 0.889 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.7 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.78

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed140 km/h / 87 mph / 87 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio73.8 kW/ton / 55.9 bhp/ton / 55.9 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-lock3.5Turning circle9.1 m / 29.9 ft / 29.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.60 x 14Tyres rear5.60 x 14
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Simca Montlhéry

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