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  Abarth 205 Vignale Berlinetta
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1950 - 1951
Numbers built:3
Introduced at:1950 Turin Motor Show
Designed by:Giovanni Michelotti and Alfredo Vignale for Vignale
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 30, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Fiat / Cisitalia / Abarth Tipo 204 Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,089 cc / 66.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 68.0 mm (2.7 in) / 75.0 mm (3 in)
Compression 10.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 Weber 32 DRSP Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 75 bhp / 56 KW @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 108 Nm / 80 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 69 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel platform chassis
Front suspension upper and lower trailing arms transverse torsion arms, hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes (fr/r) drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 800 kilo / 1,764 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,495 mm (137.6 in) / 1,420 mm (55.9 in) / 1,245 mm (49 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,215 mm (87.2 in) / 1,258 mm (49.5 in) / 1,248 mm (49.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.09 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Abarth: the man, the machines, by Luciano Greggio
  • Road & Track (May, 1990)
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