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Simca 1500

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Simca 1500

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1475 cm3 / 90.0 cu in / 90.0 cu in, 60.4 kW / 81.0 hp / 81.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SimcaIssued from1964
Model1500Issued until
Serie1500Number 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

Length4242 mm / 167.0 in / 167.0 inTotal (curb) weight902 kg / 1989 lb / 1989 lb
Width1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inDry weight
Height1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2521 mm / 99.3 in / 99.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance191 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.0 UK gal / 14.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.5 sq ft / 20.5 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 constructionBore75.2 mm / 2.96 in / 2.96 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1475 cm3 / 90.0 cu in / 90.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity368.75 cm3/cylinder / 22.503 cu in/cylinder / 22.503 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power60.4 kW / 81.0 hp / 81.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.2 kW / 32.4 hp / 32.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.0 kW/l / 0.900 bhp/cu in / 0.900 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.7 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.8 kW/ton / 68.0 bhp/ton / 68.0 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 circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Transverse leaf springSuspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Simca 1500

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