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1970 Austin America (model since October 1969 for North America U.S.) specifications & performance data review

Specs datasheet with technical data and performance data plus an analysis of the direct market competition of Austin America in 1970 the model with 2-door fastback sedan body and Line-4 1275 cm3 / 77.7 cui engine size, 43.5 kW / 59 PS / 58 hp (gross) offered since October 1969 for North America U.S.. Specifications listing with fuel economy, top speed, performance factory data and ProfessCars™ estimation: this Austin would accelerate 0-60 mph in 16.8 sec, 0-100 km/h in 18.2 sec and quarter mile time is 20.7 sec.

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Austin catalogue   ---->   1963-1974 Austin 1100-1300 (ADO16)   ---->   1970 Austin America versions   ---->

1970 Austin America Engine Horsepower/Torque Curve

1970 Austin America Detailed Accelerations, Performance Review

1970 Austin America Tire Sizes

Similar cars: 1970 Austin America Market Competition Review




How much horsepower ? What engine size ? What dimensions ? - Specifications Table

Identification data

Austin America
as offered for the year 1970 since October 1969 in North America U.S.

Production/sales period of cars with this particular specs:

October 1969 - September 1970

Modelyears:

1970

Country of origin:

GB United Kingdom

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Make:

Austin

Model:

1100-1300 (ADO16)

1963-1974

Submodel:

America

1968-1971

Optional equipment:

EEC segmentation:

C (medium cars, compact)

Subsegment:

C-1 (medium sedans, compact sedans)

Class:

compact / small family car

Body style:

fastback sedan

Doors:

2

Traction:

FWD (front-wheel drive)

Basic dimensions

Length:

3727 mm / 146.75 in

Width:

1534 mm / 60.4 in

Wheelbase:

2375 mm / 93.5 in

Claimed EPA passenger volume:

Calculated EPA passenger volume:

90.1 cu ft / 2.55 m3

Fuel capacity:

36 liter / 9.5 U.S. gal / 7.9 imp. gal

Drag coefficient (Cw-Wert):

Cd claimed:

Cd estimated by a-c:

0.46



Inside and outside dimensions, turning circle, track, trunk, cargo volume, capacities, etc. - click the button below:

Weights

Curb weight (without a driver):

840 kg / 1852 lbs

Weight distribution f/r (%):

Dry weight:

Shipping weight:

Curb weight estimated:

Gross vehicle weight rating GVWR:

Payload:

Payload estimated:

Sales markets

Markets, where cars with this particular specifications were sold:

North America

U.S.

Related models:

AUSTIN APACHE/VICTORIA South Africa

INNOCENTI IM3/I4

MORRIS 1100-1300

MORRIS 1500-1300 Australia

MORRIS NOMAD Australia, MORRIS 1100 Australia

Engine specifications

Engine manufacturer:

BMC Austin A-series 1275

Engine type:

spark-ignition 4-stroke

Fuel type:

petrol (gasoline)

Fuel system:

carburetor

Charge system:

naturally aspirated

Valves per cylinder:

2

Valves timing:

Additional features:

SU HS4

OHV

Emission control:

Emission standard:

Cylinders alignment:

Line 4

Displacement:

1275 cm3 / 77.7 cui

What power?

Horsepower net:

Torque net:

Horsepower gross:

43.5 kW / 59 PS / 58 hp (gross)

Torque gross:

94 Nm / 69 ft-lb

Car power to weight ratio net:

45 watt/kg / 20 watt/lb (estimated by a-c)

Car weight to power ratio net:

22.2 kg/kW / 16.4 kg/PS / 36.7 lbs/hp (estimated by a-c)

Full engine data: horsepower/torque rpm, etc. - click the button below:


Check:
1970 Austin America Engine Horsepower/ Torque Curve


Check:
1970 Austin America car fluids (oil and coolant) capacities

Transmission specifications

Gearbox:

Transmission type:

manual

Number of gears:

4

Complete transmission data: gear ratios, final drive, etc. - click the button below:


Tire size:

1970 Austin America standard and alternative wheel and tire sizes

How fast is this car ? What top speed ? How much fuel ? - Performance Data

Factory claim

Top speed:

137 km/h / 85 mph

0-60 mph (sec):

18

0-100 km/h (sec):

18.8

0-1/4 mile (sec):

21.7

0-1 km (sec):



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Fuel consumption:

7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg (imp.) / 30.1 mpg (U.S.) / 12.8 km/l DIN


ECE 90/120/city (comb.):

EU/ADR82 urban/extra-urban/comb.:

EPA city/highway (combined):

EPA-2008 city/highway:

(combined)

AS2877 city/highway:

CND FTP city/highway:

NBR7024 city/highway/comb.:

60-mode:

10-15 mode:

JC08 mode:

Emission:

© automobile-catalog.com ProfessCars™ estimation
(the car with basic curb weight, full fuel tank and 90 kg (200 lbs) load)

Top speed:

140 km/h / 87 mph

(theor. without speed governor)


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Accelerations:


0-80 km/h (sec):

11.6

0-100 km/h (sec):

18.2

0-160 km/h (sec):

0-200 km/h (sec):

0-300 km/h (sec):

0-50 mph (sec):

11.7

0-60 mph (sec):

16.8

0-100 mph (sec):

0-150 mph (sec):

0-200 mph (sec):


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Drag times:


0- 1/4mile (sec):

20.7

0- 1km (sec):

39

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Fuel consumption

simulation based on the European type of traffic

(mileage)

extra-urban / city / highway / average combined:


l/100km:

6.5-8.5 / 8.2-10.8 / - / 8.2

mpg (imp.):

33.2-43.7 / 26.3-34.6 / - / 34.4

mpg (U.S.):

27.6-36.4 / 21.9-28.8 / - / 28.6

km/l:

11.8-15.5 / 9.3-12.2 / - / 12.2


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Driving range

(km / miles on tank)

extra-urban:

425-555 km / 265-345 miles

city:

335-440 km / 210-275 miles

highway:

- km / - miles

average combined:

439 km / 272 miles


R e m a r k s


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Examples of the direct competition of Austin America in 1970:

(all performance data from ProfessCars™ simulation, top speed theor. without speed governor)


The same class cars with similar kind of fuel, power and type of transmission:

1970 Datsun 1200
Europe export
1.2-litre / 71 cui
40 kW / 54 PS / 54 hp (DIN)
51 kW / 69 PS / 68 hp (SAE gross)

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1970 Datsun 1200 Deluxe
Europe export
1.2-litre / 71 cui
40 kW / 54 PS / 54 hp (DIN)
51 kW / 69 PS / 68 hp (SAE gross)

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1970 Datsun 1000 Deluxe
Australia
1-litre / 60 cui

45.5 kW / 62 PS / 61 hp (SAE gross)

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1970 Datsun 1000
Australia
1-litre / 60 cui

45.5 kW / 62 PS / 61 hp (SAE gross)

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1970 Datsun 1000 Deluxe
Europe North America Canada
1-litre / 60 cui

45.5 kW / 62 PS / 61 hp (SAE gross)

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1970 Datsun 1000 Standard
Europe export
1-litre / 60 cui

45.5 kW / 62 PS / 61 hp (SAE gross)

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1970 NSU 1200
Europe
1.2-litre / 72 cui
40.5 kW / 55 PS / 54 hp (DIN)
51 kW / 69 PS / 68 hp (SAE)

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1970 NSU 1200 C
Europe
1.2-litre / 72 cui
40.5 kW / 55 PS / 54 hp (DIN)
51 kW / 69 PS / 68 hp (SAE)

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The same class cars with similar performance (1/4 mile times) and kind of fuel, with manual transmission:

1970 Scaldia Moskvitch 412
Europe Belgium
138 km/h / 86 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.5 s
est. 0-1 km 38.8 s
est. 0-60 mph 16.7 s
est. 0-100 km/h 18.1 s

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1970 NSU 1000 C
Europe
132 km/h / 82 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.3 s
est. 0-1 km 38.9 s
est. 0-60 mph 16.7 s
est. 0-100 km/h 18.4 s

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1970 NSU 1000
Europe
132 km/h / 82 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.3 s
est. 0-1 km 38.9 s
est. 0-60 mph 16.7 s
est. 0-100 km/h 18.4 s

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1970 NSU 1000 C
Europe
132 km/h / 82 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.3 s
est. 0-1 km 38.9 s
est. 0-60 mph 16.7 s
est. 0-100 km/h 18.4 s

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1970 Moretti Fiat 128 Berlina Lusso
Europe
140 km/h / 87 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.2 s
est. 0-1 km 38.2 s
est. 0-60 mph 15.7 s
est. 0-100 km/h 16.9 s

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1970 Fiat 128 4 Porte
Europe
140 km/h / 87 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.2 s
est. 0-1 km 38.1 s
est. 0-60 mph 15.6 s
est. 0-100 km/h 16.8 s

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1970 Austin 1100 Mk II
Europe
131 km/h / 81 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 21 s
est. 0-1 km 39.8 s
est. 0-60 mph 18.7 s
est. 0-100 km/h 20.5 s

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1970 Moskvich 412 IE
Europe
138 km/h / 86 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.6 s
est. 0-1 km 38.8 s
est. 0-60 mph 16.8 s
est. 0-100 km/h 18.2 s

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The same class cars with similar performance (1/4 mile times) and kind of fuel, with automatic or automatized transmission:

1970 Datsun 1200 Deluxe automatic
Europe export
143 km/h / 89 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.7 s
est. 0-1 km 38.4 s
est. 0-60 mph 16 s
est. 0-100 km/h 17.1 s

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1970 Datsun 1000 automatic
Australia
132 km/h / 82 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 21.2 s
est. 0-1 km 39.7 s
est. 0-60 mph 17.4 s
est. 0-100 km/h 18.8 s

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1970 Datsun 1200 4Door Deluxe automatic
Australia
141 km/h / 88 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.7 s
est. 0-1 km 38.5 s
est. 0-60 mph 16.1 s
est. 0-100 km/h 17.4 s

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1970 NSU 1200 C-Automatic
Europe
142 km/h / 88 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.5 s
est. 0-1 km 38.4 s
est. 0-60 mph 15.6 s
est. 0-100 km/h 16.8 s

photo

1970 Fiat 124 Special automatic
Europe
148 km/h / 92 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.2 s
est. 0-1 km 37.6 s
est. 0-60 mph 15.1 s
est. 0-100 km/h 16.1 s

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1970 Austin 1300 GT automatic
Europe
149 km/h / 93 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.4 s
est. 0-1 km 37.9 s
est. 0-60 mph 16 s
est. 0-100 km/h 17 s

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1970 Austin 1300 Mk II automatic
Europe
141 km/h / 88 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 21.2 s
est. 0-1 km 39.6 s
est. 0-60 mph 17.8 s
est. 0-100 km/h 19.1 s

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1970 Honda 77 Automatic Custom
Japan
155 km/h / 96 mph
est. 0-1/4 mile 20.5 s
est. 0-1 km 37.5 s
est. 0-60 mph 15.5 s
est. 0-100 km/h 16.4 s

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Austin 1100-1300 (ADO16) years, types and editions catalogue (1963-1974)

1100 ADO16 Mk I Countryman (1965-1967)

1100 ADO16 Mk I Fastback (1963-1967)

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