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Austin-Healey 100

(1953 model)

Brief specs of 1953 Austin-Healey 100

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 2660 cm3 / 162.3 cu in / 162.3 cu in, 66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 144.0 N·m / 106.2 lb·ft / 106.2 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Austin-HealeyIssued from1953
Model100Issued until
Serie100Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAustin-HealeyCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3510 l / 123.95 cu ft / 123.95 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3860 mm / 152.0 in / 152.0 inTotal (curb) weight948 kg / 2090 lb / 2090 lb
Width1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inDry weight
Height1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.64 m2 / 17.6 sq ft / 17.6 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore87.3 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke111.1 mm / 4.37 in / 4.37 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.79
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2660 cm3 / 162.3 cu in / 162.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity665.02 cm3/cylinder / 40.582 cu in/cylinder / 40.582 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque144.0 N·m / 106.2 lb·ft / 106.2 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.5 kW / 43.5 hp / 43.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.8 kW/l / 0.545 bhp/cu in / 0.545 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque54.1 N·m/l / 0.47 lb·ft/cu in / 0.47 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.60 s / 7.60 s / 7.60 sTop (maximal) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.30 s / 10.30 s / 10.30 sPower-to-weight ratio95.2 kW/ton / 72.1 bhp/ton / 72.1 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.50-16Tyres rear5.50-16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front254 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 inBrake diameter rear254 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Austin-Healey 100

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