Lancia Augusta / Belna (1933 - 1936)

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Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive
Powertrain
Engine 1,196 cc Lancia V4
Transmission 4-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 265 cm (104.3 in)
Kerb weight 850 kg (1,874 lb)

 

Technical features Lancia Augusta sedan (mod.231)
Guy 4-door sedan
Progressive numbering (construction no.) from 1 to 14.108
Frame numbering from 231-1001 to 231-15108
Units produced 13,671
Engine Type "88" ; front, longitudinal, monobloc; removable head in special spheroidal cast iron; cast iron cylinder and aluminum base; crankshaft on 3 supports; discoidal combustion chamber obtained in the head and to a lesser extent in the cylinder above the pistons which, being flat (with a symmetrical crown), given the angle of the "V", results in a wedge-shaped space towards the outside; engine suspended from the body by a suspension formed by two leaf springs, rubber dampers and coil springs; the third attachment point, on the gearbox, is with rubber silentblocks.
Number and position of cylinders 4 to V (18 ° 15 ')
Displacement 1195.58 cm³ ( bore 69.85 mm - stroke 78.00 mm)
Distribution overhead valves, vertical and parallel, controlled by rocker arms; an overhead camshaft driven by a silent roller chain initially triplex and then duplex, with automatic tensioning device
Compression ratio 5.45: 1
Max power 35 hp at 4,000 rpm
Lubrication forced, with gear pump and "self-cleaning" filter (Auto-Klean) controlled by the clutch lever; sump capacity 3.5 kg - 60 sae summer and 30 W winter monograde motor oil - 140 sae gearbox oil - 240 sae differential oil
Cooling down water , forced circulation with centrifugal pump; air choking device with fins on the radiator, automatically controlled by a wax thermostat ; circuit capacity (radiator and engine) 7.6 liters; the standard model of 1933/4 had a honeycomb radiator which was then replaced with a normal tube radiator in the Luxury and Unified versions.
Power on a distributor (advance fixed 8 °, automatic advance 30 °); firing order: 1-3-4-2; Bosch spark plugs type W 185/33 or W 155/31
Supply falling from the tank placed on the firewall ; carburetor horizontal Zenith 30 VEH in one-piece, with choke device goodwill
Electrical system 6 Volt (Bosch), battery 60 Ah , dynamo constant voltage
Transmission rear wheel drive; single, tubular drive shaft with hardy flexible couplings at the ends; "free wheel" device that can be activated and deactivated by means of a command on the dashboard
Clutch dry single disc; pedal free travel from 15 to 20 mm
Exchange gearbox type 127 in block with the engine, 4-speed + reverse; III and IV live, silent; long central lever control; ratios: I =; 3.175; II =; 2.030; III = 1.482; IV = 1: 1; RM = 4.64: 1
Report to the bridge Differential type 174 final reduction ratio, with Gleason Hypoid toothed torque: 9/43 (4,778: 1)
Body monocoque structure consisting of a steel platform with side boxes (reinforced by an "X" cross section) and bodywork.
Front suspension with independent telescope wheels (Lancia system) with hydraulic shock absorbers and coil springs.
Post suspensions. rigid axle, with longitudinal semi-elliptical leaf springs (front ends of leaf springs mounted on "Silentbloc", rear ends mounted on shackles with roller bearings; mechanical shock absorbers with friction and compass.
plant braking "Lockheed" hydraulic pedal brakes acting on the 4 wheels, with expansion jaws and drums (provided with fins) in aluminum with internal cast iron band applied to interference; mechanical handbrake acting on the drums of the rear wheels;
Steering worm screw and helical wheel; drive on the right; coupling bars mounted with silentbloc joints; turning circle 10.40 m; very direct steering (two and a half turns of the steering wheel to move from all right to all left)
Wheels molded disc with bolt fixing; during the production of the Lusso type it was delivered with spoked wheels and Rudge-Whitworth type connection with racing type central wing nut (as on chassis 234); subsequently, in the "Unified" version, molded spoke wheels (always with bolt fixing) with a Michelin half-channel rim of the Fergat brand "Littoria" type with hand-made thread decorations with an inverted V and spoked wheels only on request RW.
Tires measures 140 x 40 Michelin Supercomfort at very low pressure; inflation pressures Kg / cm² 1.40 front and rear
Step 265.0 cm
Minimum height from the ground 17.0 cm
Anter-poster carriageways 122.3 cm front and rear (123.6 cm in the Luxury version)
Length x width x height car (sedan) 381.4 cm x 145.0 cm x 154.0 cm
Car body sedan 4 doors, 4 seats
Empty weight sedan about 830 kg
Fuel tank capacity 42.0 liters
Maximum speed over 105 km / h; maximum speeds (km / h) in the various gears: I = 35, II = 55, III = 75
Maximum negotiable slope in first gear, fully loaded: 21%
Consumption medium, about 10 liters per 100 km

 

Technical features Lancia Augusta chassis and cabriolet (mod.234)
Guy chassis and 2-door convertible
Progressive numeration 1 to 3110
Frame numbering 34-1001 to 34-4110
Units produced 3.110
Engine Type "88" ; front, longitudinal, monobloc; removable head in special cast iron; aluminum base; crankshaft on 3 supports; combustion chamber obtained, in part, from a wedge-shaped cavity made above the pistons; motor fixed to the structure by means of two half leaf springs, shock absorbers and rubber blocks (a third attachment point, on the gearbox, is with silent block)
Number and position of cylinders 4 to V (18 ° 15 ')
Displacement cmc 1195.58 (bore 69.85 mm - stroke 78.00 mm)
Distribution overhead valves, vertical, controlled by rocker arms; an overhead camshaft controlled by a silent roller chain, with automatic tensioning device
Compression ratio 5.45: 1
Max power 35 hp at 4,000 rpm
Lubrication forced, with gear pump and "self-cleaning" filter (Auto-Klean); cup capacity 3.5 kg
Cooling down water, forced circulation with centrifugal pump; fin device on the radiator, automatically controlled by a thermostat; a thermometer placed on the dashboard allows to know the temperature reached by the water; circuit capacity (radiator and engine) 7.6 liters
Power on distributor (fixed advance 8 °, automatic advance 30 °); firing order: 1-3-4-2; Bosch spark plugs type W 185/33 or W 155/31
Supply horizontal single-body Zenith 30 VEH carburetor, with starter; "Autopulse" type electric pump
Electrical system 6 Volt (Bosch), 60Ah battery, constant voltage dynamo
Transmission rear wheel drive; single, tubular transmission shaft, equipped with flexible disc couplings at the ends; "free wheel" device that can be activated and deactivated by means of a command on the dashboard
Clutch dry single disc; pedal free travel from 15 to 20 mm
Exchange gearbox in block with the engine, 4-speed + reverse; III and IV live, silent; long central lever control; ratios: I =; 3.175; II =; 2.030; III = 1.482; IV = 1: 1; RM = 4.64: 1
Report to the bridge final reduction ratio, with Gleason Hyfald gear teeth: 9/43 (4,778: 1)
Body chassis made with box-section side members, light, very lowered and equipped with floor and tunnel for transmission
Front suspension with independent wheels with telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers (Lancia system)
Post suspensions. rigid axle, with longitudinal semi-elliptical leaf springs (front ends of leaf springs mounted on "Silentbloc", rear ends mounted on shackles with roller bearings; shock absorbers: some sources give them as mechanical compasses, others say hydraulic
plant braking "Lockheed" hydraulic pedal brakes acting on the 4 wheels, with expansion jaws and drums (provided with fins) in aluminum with cast iron band; hand brake acting on the rear wheel drums;
Steering worm screw and helical wheel; drive on the right; coupling bars mounted with silentbloc joints; turning circle 10.40 m; very direct steering (two and a half turns of the steering wheel to move from all right to all left)
Wheels Rudge-Whitworth type spokes
Tires measures 140 x 40, at very low pressure; inflation pressures Kg / cm² 1.40 front and rear
Step 265.0 cm
Minimum height from the ground 17.0 cm
Anter-poster carriageways front and rear 123.6 cm
Length x width chassis 384.6 cm x 145.0 cm
Car body chassis, or 4-door / 4-seater cabriolet
Empty weight chassis about 570 kg (with spare wheel)
Fuel tank 42.0 liter capacity, positioned at the rear
Maximum speed about 102 km / h; maximum speeds (km / h) in the various gears: I = 35, II = 55, III = 75
Maximum negotiable slope in first gear, fully loaded: 21%
Consumption medium, about 10 liters per 100 km

 

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