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Wartburg
Sports Convertible
(1957)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Wartburg Sports Convertible
Wartburg
SerieSports
Model family
ModelSports Convertible
Model code
Issued from1957
Issued until
Country of originDE
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats2
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]3840 / 135.61 / 135.61

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2450 / 96.5 / 96.5
Track front [mm / in / in]1189 / 46.8 / 46.8
Track rear [mm / in / in]1260 / 49.6 / 49.6
Length [mm / in / in]4360 / 171.7 / 171.7
Width [mm / in / in]1610 / 63.4 / 63.4
Height [mm / in / in]1350 / 53.1 / 53.1
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]875 / 1929 / 1929
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]40 / 8.8 / 10.6

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]1.85 / 19.9 / 19.9 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerWartburg
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type DetailsInline, 3 cylinder
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam Designtwo stroke
Total number of cylinders3
Total number of valves
Valves per cylinder
Engine Main bearings4
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]70.0 / 2.76 / 2.76
Stroke [mm / in / in]78.0 / 3.07 / 3.07
Bore/Stroke ratio0.9
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]900 / 54.9 / 54.9
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]300.00 / 18.307 / 18.307
Compression ratio7.8
Fuel supply2 BVF carbs
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converterno
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]37.3 / 50.0 / 50.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]4200 / 4200 / 4200
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]87.0 / 64.2 / 64.2
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]3200 / 3200 / 3200
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantair
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]14.9 / 20.0 / 20.0 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]41.4 / 0.911 / 0.911
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]96.7 / 0.85 / 0.85

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio1
Final gear (drive) ratio4

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]57.1 / 43.3 / 43.3
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]145 / 90 / 90
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent, Transverse leaf spring
Suspension rearLive axle, Transverse leaf spring
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes frontdrum
Brakes reardrum
Brakes detailshydraulic
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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