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Simca 1301 Special Berline

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Simca 1301 Special Berline

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1290 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in, 52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 98.0 N·m / 72.3 lb·ft / 72.3 lb·ft @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SimcaIssued from1972
Model1301 Special BerlineIssued until
Serie1301Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSimcaCountryFR,BR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4457 mm / 175.5 in / 175.5 inTotal (curb) weight1010 kg / 2227 lb / 2227 lb
Width1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1322 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inWeight distribution (front)52.0 % / 52.0 % / 52.0 %
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 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 ManufacturerSimcaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1290 cm3 / 78.7 cu in / 78.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity322.50 cm3/cylinder / 19.680 cu in/cylinder / 19.680 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque98.0 N·m / 72.3 lb·ft / 72.3 lb·ft at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.5 kW/l / 0.889 bhp/cu in / 0.889 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque76.0 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.22

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio69.3 kW/ton / 52.5 bhp/ton / 52.5 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
Steeringworm & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4Turning circle10.4 m / 34.1 ft / 34.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Lower trailing link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearRadius arms, Lower trailing radius arm, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Simca 1301 Special Berline

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