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Hillman Minx Estate

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Hillman Minx Estate

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1496 cm3 / 91.3 cu in / 91.3 cu in, 44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HillmanIssued from1968
ModelMinx EstateIssued until
SerieMinxNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHillmanCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4337 mm / 170.7 in / 170.7 inTotal (curb) weight955 kg / 2105 lb / 2105 lb
Width1613 mm / 63.5 in / 63.5 inDry weight
Height1422 mm / 56.0 in / 56.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2502 mm / 98.5 in / 98.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity46 l / 10.0 UK gal / 12.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 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 ManufacturerHillmanValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.5 mm / 3.21 in / 3.21 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.6 mm / 2.82 in / 2.82 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1496 cm3 / 91.3 cu in / 91.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity374.00 cm3/cylinder / 22.823 cu in/cylinder / 22.823 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.9 kW/l / 0.657 bhp/cu in / 0.657 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.5 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio62.8 kW/ton / 47.6 bhp/ton / 47.6 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
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.2 m / 33.5 ft / 33.5 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.00-13Tyres rear6.00-13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Hillman Minx Estate

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