Morris Minor 1000 Tourer 1956 Design Interior Exterior

The automobile turned into again updated in 1956 when the engine become extended in ability to 948 cc (57.9 cu in). The two-piece cut up windscreen become changed with a curved one-piece one and the rear window become enlarged. In 1961 the semaphore-fashion trafficators have been replaced with the aid of the flashing direction indicators, these were US-style red on the rear (the use of the same bulb filament as the brake lamp) and white on the front (using a second brighter filament in the parking lamp bulb) which changed into legal in the united kingdom and many export markets at the time (such as New Zealand). An upmarket vehicle based totally on the Minor floorpan the use of the larger BMC B-series engine become offered as the Riley One-factor-five/Wolseley 1500 starting in 1957: variations of this Wolseley/Riley variation have been also produced by means of BMC Australia because the Morris essential and the Austin Lancer.

BODYWORK
body type 4/5 seater sedan/saloon
number of doors 2
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
mm inches
wheelbase 2184 86
track/tread (front) 1286 50.6
track/tread (rear) 1276 50.2
length 3760 148
width 1549 61
height 1524 60
ground clearance 171 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
kerb weight 762 kg 1680 lb
fuel tank capacity 29.5 litres 6.5 UK Gal 7.8 US Gal
AERODYNAMICS
drag coefficient
frontal area
cda
ENGINE
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Austin
cylinders Straight 4
capacity 1.1 litre
1098 cc
(67.004 cu in)
bore × stroke 64.6 × 83.72 mm
2.54 × 3.3 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.77
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
48.7 PS (48 bhp) (35.8 kW)
at 5100 rpm
specific output
(net)
43.7 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
81 Nm (60 ft·lb) (8.3 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
specific torque
(net)
73.77 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
compression ratio 8.5:1
fuel system 1 SU carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 927 kPa (134.5 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 274.5 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
PERFORMANCE
acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 16.1 s
acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
standing quarter-mile 22.8 s
maximum speed 117 km/h (73 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 63.87 PS/g
46.97 kW/g
62.99 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 21.29 kg/kW
35.56 lb/bhp
CHASSIS
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
steering rack & pinion
turning circle 10.10 m
front suspension I.TB.
rear suspension LA.SE.
brakes f/r Dr/Dr
gearbox 4 speed manual
top gear ratio 1
final drive ratio 4.22

Morris Minor 1000 Tourer 1956 Design Interior Exterior

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