Honda Ballade 1980 Design Interior Exterior

1300 Twin carb, 5 assist piano or 3speed van E-series iron horse Built in South Africa under authorize by Mercedes Benz of SA.

A beautiful, sleeker advantage and increases in wheelbase and base-model iron horse size subsequent the 1980 Civic. The wheelbase shortly measured 88.6 inches for the hatchback (the two-door “sedan” was dropped) and 91.3 inches for the wagon. All Civic engines urgently used the CVCC design; the headquarters 1,335cc (“1300”) engine constrained 55 horsepower, at the same time the 1,488 (“1500”) produced 67 horsepower. Three transmissions were offered: a four-speed blacks and white (on headquarters models), a five-speed blacks and white and a two-speed automatic.
The Civic 1300 and 1500 came in headquarters and DX versions, and the new featured a five-speed manual, extremity window defroster, off and on wipers and a cigar lighter. The 1500 GL increased radial tires, a tail window wiper/washer, tachometer, cardiac organ and bodyside moldings. The Civic four by eight came in a single story that was equal to the DX minimize level.

body type 4/5 seater sedan/saloon
number of doors 4
Dimensions & Weights
mm inches
wheelbase 2320 91.3
track/tread (front) 1360 53.5
track/tread (rear) 1380 54.3
length 4095 161.2
width 1600 63
height 1345 53
ground clearance 165 6.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
kerb weight 785 kg 1731 lb
fuel tank capacity 46 litres 10.1 UK Gal 12.2 US Gal
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Honda
engine code EM
cylinders Straight 4
capacity 1.5 litre
1488 cc
(90.803 cu in)
bore × stroke 74 × 86.5 mm
2.91 × 3.41 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.86
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 80 PS (79 bhp) (59 kW)
at 5500 rpm
specific output 53.1 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 121 Nm (89 ft·lb) (12.3 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
specific torque 81.32 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1021.9 kPa (148.2 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 372 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
power-to-weight ratio 102.04 PS/g
75.04 kW/g
100.64 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 13.33 kg/kW
22.26 lb/bhp
engine position front
engine layout transverse
drive wheels front wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering rack & pinion
front suspension I.MS.ARB.
rear suspension I.MS.
tyres front 6.15-13-4PR
tyres rear 6.15-13-4PR
brakes f/r Di/Dr-S
gearbox 4 speed manual
top gear ratio 0.85
final drive ratio 3.88

Honda Ballade 1980 Design Interior Exterior

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