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Turner 1220 Climax Sports

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Turner 1220 Climax Sports

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1216 cm3 / 74.2 cu in / 74.2 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 102.0 N·m / 75.2 lb·ft / 75.2 lb·ft @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TurnerIssued from1959
Model1220 Climax SportsIssued until
Serie1220Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTurnerCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3505 mm / 138.0 in / 138.0 inTotal (curb) weight600 kg / 1323 lb / 1323 lb
Width1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inDry weight
Height1194 mm / 47.0 in / 47.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2070 mm / 81.5 in / 81.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1156 mm / 45.5 in / 45.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1137 mm / 44.8 in / 44.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity26 l / 5.7 UK gal / 6.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.39 m2 / 15.0 sq ft / 15.0 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 ManufacturerCoventry-ClimaxValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke66.6 mm / 2.62 in / 2.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1216 cm3 / 74.2 cu in / 74.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity304.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.551 cu in/cylinder / 18.551 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque102.0 N·m / 75.2 lb·ft / 75.2 lb·ft at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)25.4 kW / 34.0 hp / 34.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.1 kW/l / 1.146 bhp/cu in / 1.146 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.9 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) ratio4.2

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio141.7 kW/ton / 107.3 bhp/ton / 107.3 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 circle9.8 m / 32.2 ft / 32.2 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Turner 1220 Climax Sports

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