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Wartburg 311 Break

(1955 model)

Brief specs of 1955 Wartburg 311 Break

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 3-cylinder 6-valve straight (inline) engine, 900 cm3 / 54.9 cu in / 54.9 cu in, 27.0 kW / 36.2 hp / 36.2 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 82.0 N·m / 60.5 lb·ft / 60.5 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)WartburgIssued from1955
Model311 BreakIssued until
Serie311Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerWartburgCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3840 l / 135.61 cu ft / 135.61 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4310 mm / 169.7 in / 169.7 inTotal (curb) weight960 kg / 2116 lb / 2116 lb
Width1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2460 mm / 96.9 in / 96.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders3
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 3 cylinder)Total number of valves6
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement900 cm3 / 54.9 cu in / 54.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio6.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power27.0 kW / 36.2 hp / 36.2 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque82.0 N·m / 60.5 lb·ft / 60.5 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.8 kW / 14.5 hp / 14.5 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output30.0 kW/l / 0.659 bhp/cu in / 0.659 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.1 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio38.5 kW/ton / 29.2 bhp/ton / 29.2 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Wartburg 311 Break

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