Technical specifications  
 
Engine
1500
1600
1600 Mark 2
Twin-Cam
Cylinders
4
4
4
4
Capacity
1489 cc
1588 cc
1622 cc
1588 cc
Bore & stroke
73.025 x 88.9mm
75.39 x 88.9mm
76.2 x 88.9mm
75.4 x 88.9mm
Comp. ratio
8.3:1
8.3:1
8.9:1
9.9:1
Max. bhp
72 at 5500rpm*
79.5 at 5600rpm
90 at 5500rpm
108 at 6700rpm
Max. torque
77lb.ft at 3500rpm
87lb.ft at 3800rpm
97lb.ft at 4000rpm
105lb.ft at 4500rpm
Carburettors
double SU H4 1,5
double SU H4 1,5
double SU H4 1,5
double HD6
Fuel pump
SU Electric
SU Electric
SU Electric
SU Electric
Fuel tank
10 gallons
10 gallons
10 gallons
10 gallons
Oil Filter
Full-flow
Full-flow
Full-flow
Tecalmit Full-flow
Sump capacity
7 pints (4 litres)
7 pints (4 litres)
7 pints (4 litres)
12 pints (5.7 litres)
Water capacity
10 pints (5,67 litres)
10 pints (5,67 litres)
10 pints (5,67 litres)
13,5 pints (7,6 litres)
Battery
Lucas SG9E
Lucas SG9E
Lucas SG9E
Lucas SG9E
Spark plugs
Champion NA8
Champion NA8
Champion NA8
Champion N4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transmission
1500
1600
1600 Mark 2
Twin-Cam

Clutch

Borg & Beck A6-G
Borg & Beck A6-G
Borg & Beck A6-G
Borg & Beck 8inch
Gear Ratio: 4th
4.3
4.3
4.1
4.3
Gear Ratio: 3rd
5.908
5.908
5.633
5.908
Gear Ratio: 2nd
9.520
9.520
9.007
9.520
Gear Ratio: 1st
15.652
15.652
14.924
15.652
Reverse
20.468
20.468
19.516
20.468
Final
4.3:1
4.3:1
4.1:1
4.3:1

 

 

 

 

 

Dimensions
all models
Wheelbase
7ft 10inch

Track, front

3ft 11,5 inch
Track, rear
4ft 0,75 inch
Length
13ft
Width
4ft 10 inch
Height
4ft 2 inch
Ground clearance
6 inch
Turning circle
28ft
Kerb weight, Roadster
2015 lbs
Kerb weight, Coupe
2105 lbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chassis
Pushrod models
Twin-Cam models
Brakes
Lockheed disc (front) and drum (rear)
Dunlop disc
Suspension, front
Coil spring and wishbone, Armstrong lever dampers.
Coil spring and wishbone, Armstrong lever dampers.
Suspension, rear
Semi-elleptic leaf spring, Armstrong lever dampers.
Semi-elleptic leaf spring, Armstrong lever dampers.
Steering
Cam gears rack and pinion
Cam gears rack and pinion
Wheels
Disc or wire (48 spokes)
Dunlop centre-lock steel disc
Tyres

5.60 - 15 tubed

Dunlop Road Speed 4, 5.90 - 15 tubed