Austin 3-Litre (1967 - 1971)

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Details
Layout
  • Longitudinal front-engine, rear-wheel drive
Related Austin 1800-2200
Powertrain
Engine 2,912 cc (177.7 cu in) C-Series Straight-6
Dimensions
Wheelbase 114.5 in (2,908 mm)
Length 185.75 in (4,718 mm)
Width 67 in (1,702 mm)
Height 56.6 in (1,438 mm)
Curb weight 3,304 lb (1,499 kg)

 

Austin 3-Litre on Wikipedia

 

 

FUEL TANK CAPACITY 65.9 litres 14.5 [17.4] UK [US] gal.
AERODYNAMICS
ENGINE
ENGINE TYPE naturally aspirated petrol
ENGINE MANUFACTURER Austin
CYLINDERS Straight 6
CAPACITY 2.9 litre
2912 cc
(177.701 cu in)
BORE × STROKE 83.36 × 88.9 mm
3.28 × 3.5 in
BORE/STROKE RATIO 0.94
VALVE GEAR overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
MAXIMUM POWER OUTPUT
(NET)
122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 4750 rpm
SPECIFIC OUTPUT
(NET)
41.2 bhp/litre
0.68 bhp/cu in
MAXIMUM TORQUE
(NET)
221 Nm (163 ft·lb) (22.5 kgm)
at 2700 rpm
SPECIFIC TORQUE
(NET)
75.89 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
COMPRESSION RATIO 8.2:1
FUEL SYSTEM 2 SU carbs
BMEP (BRAKE MEAN EFFECTIVE PRESSURE) 953.7 kPa (138.3 psi)
ENGINE COOLANT Water
UNITARY CAPACITY 485.33 cc
ASPIRATION Normal
COMPRESSOR N/A
INTERCOOLER None
CATALYTIC CONVERTER N
PERFORMANCE
ACCELERATION 0-80KM/H (50MPH) 10.8 s
STANDING QUARTER-MILE 20.1 s
MAXIMUM SPEED 161 km/h (100 mph)
POWER-TO-WEIGHT RATIO HIGHER IS BETTER
79.83 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 PS/kg
58.72 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 kW/kg
78.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/kg
0.04 bhp/lb
WEIGHT-TO-POWER RATIO LOWER IS BETTER
17.03 kg/kW
28.45 lb/bhp

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