Austin A90 Atlantic Convertible 1949 Design Interior Exterior

Austin A90 Atlantic Convertible 1949 Design Interior Exterior – After World War II, Britain’s motor industry was conferred for the most part to exchange, with a particular finished objective to acquire the searched for after U.S. dollar. Austin’s A40 Devon and Dorset models were doing completely well in parts of the U.S. besides, were frankly the top of the line imports in numerous years until 1952. Austin’s chief Leonard Lord attempted to manufacture this bit of the pie and exhorted his originators to come up with a greater convertible that would identify with well off Americans. The result was the A90 Atlantic.

the Atlantic had a 2,660 cc adjustment of the overhead valve four-barrel engine, supported with twin SU carburetors. Transmission was a section moved four-speed. Remembering the finished objective to make some notoriety in the settlements, Austin promoting official Alan Hess sorted out a week-long fight at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in April 1949, setting different continuation and pace records. At $2,995, the Atlantic was excessive, and even a diminishing of $500 in 1950 simply gained it range with the Buick Super, which was fundamentally more to American tastes. Of 7,981 Atlantics worked through 1952, just around 350 found homes in the United States.

88 bhp, 2,660 cc overhead valve inline four-barrel engine, four-speed manual transmission, twist spring free front suspension, live back center point with semi-elliptic leaf springs, four-wheel hydro-mechanical drum brakes and wheelbase: 96″.

Technical specifications Austin A90 Atlantic Convertible 1949
BODYWORK
body type 2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
number of doors 4
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
mm inches
wheelbase 2438 96
track/tread (front) 1359 53.5
track/tread (rear) 1410 55.5
length 4496 177
width 1778 70
height 1549 61
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
kerb weight 1359 kg 2996 lb
weight distribution 52.3 % front
ENGINE
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Austin
cylinders Straight 4
capacity 2.7 litre
2660 cc
(162.323 cu in)
bore × stroke 87.3 × 111.1 mm
3.44 × 4.37 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.79
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 89 PS (88 bhp) (66 kW)
at 4000 rpm
specific output 33.1 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 190 Nm (140 ft·lb) (19.4 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
specific torque 71.43 Nm/litre
0.86 ft·lb/cu3
compression ratio 7.5:1
fuel system 2 SU carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 897.6 kPa (130.2 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 665 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
PERFORMANCE
acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 14.9 s
acceleration 0-60mph 22.2 s
acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
standing quarter-mile 20.9 s
maximum speed 135 km/h (84 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 65.65 PS/g
48.29 kW/g
64.75 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 20.71 kg/kW
34.59 lb/bhp
CHASSIS
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
front suspension I.CS.
rear suspension LA.SE.
tyres front 5.50 x 16
tyres rear 5.50 x 16
brakes f/r Dr/Dr
gearbox 4 speed manual
top gear ratio 1
final drive ratio 3.70

Austin A90 Atlantic Convertible 1949 Design Interior Exterior

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