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New Fiat 500 minicar: Specifications

Engine 1.2 8v Fire 1.4 16v Fire 1.3 16v Multijet
Cylinders, arrangement Four, in line, front transverse
Fuel Petrol Turbo diesel
Bore x stroke (mm) 70.8 x 78.86 72 x 84 69.6 x 82
Capacity (cc) 1242 1368 1248
Compression ratio 11.1 : 1 10.8 : 1 17.6 : 1
Power output EC bhp (kW) 69 (51) /5500rpm 100 (73.5) /6000rpm 75 (55)/4000rpm
Specific output, EC bhp 55.55 bhp / 1000cc 73.01 bhp / 1000cc 60.01 bhp / 1000cc
Peak torque, Nm 102/3000rpm 131/4250rpm 145/1500rpm
Specific torque, Nm 82.12 Nm / 1000cc 95.76 Nm / 1000cc 116.18 Nm / 1000cc
Timing gear 1 OHC 2 OHC
No. of valves/cylinder 2 4
Fuel supply MPI electronic Direct injection
Manual transmission
Drive Front
Clutch Mechanical drive
1st speed 3.909 : 1 3.545 : 1 3.909 : 1
2nd speed 2.158 : 1 2.158 : 1 2.158 : 1
3rd speed 1.480 : 1 1.480 : 1 1.345 : 1
4th speed 1.121 : 1 1.121 : 1 0.974 : 1
5th speed 0.897 : 1 0.921 : 1 0.766 : 1
6th speed -- 0.766 : 1 --
Reverse 3.438 : 1 4.070 : 1 3.438 : 1
Dualogic Transmission
Clutch Electro-hydraulic device with electric drive  
1st speed 3.909 : 1 3.909 : 1 --
2nd speed 2.158 : 1 2.158 : 1 --
3rd speed 1.480 : 1 1.480 : 1 --
4th speed 1.121 : 1 1.121 : 1 --
5th speed 0.897 : 1 0.897 : 1 --
Reverse 3.438 : 1 3.733 : 1 --
Wheels and Tyres Pop 175/65 R14 Pop 185/55 R15 Pop 175/65 R14
Sport/Lounge 185/55 R15
Steering Rack and pinion with electric assistance
Turning circle, kerbs (m) 9.2 10.6 9.2
Front suspension

Independent, MacPherson with transverse lower wishbones anchored to an auxiliary crossbeam, anti-roll bar connected to damper.

Rear suspension Interconnected wheels with torsion axle.
Brakes D (disc) - T (drum)      
Front (mm) D 240 D 257x22 (vented) D 240 (vented)
Rear (mm) T 180 D 240x11 T 180
Body, dimensions and weight
No. of seats 4 4 4
No. of doors 3 3 3
Length (mm) 3546 3546 3546
Width (mm) 1627 1627 1627
Height empty (mm) 1488 1488 1488
Wheelbase (mm) 2300
Front track (mm)* 1413/1414
Rear track (mm)* 1407/1408
Luggage capacity VDA 185 (dm3)
Fuel tank (l) 35
Kerb weight DIN (kg) 865 930 980
Payload including driver 440 (kg)
Performance
Top speed (km/h) 160 182 165
Acceleration: (2 adults + 20 kg)
0 to 100 km/h (s) 12.9 10.5 12.5
Consumption as per Directive 1999/100 (l/100 km)
- urban cycle 6.4 8.2 5.3
- out of town 4.3 5.2 3.6
- combined cycle 5.1 6.3 4.2
CO2 emissions (g/km) 119 149 111
* depending on the size of the rims. Source: Fiat Auto / www.autopressnews.com

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