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  Austin Healey 100S
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1955
Numbers built:50 + 5 Prototypes
Price new:£1,250
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 18, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Austin A90 Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, alloy head
Displacement 2,660 cc / 162.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 87.3 mm (3.4 in) / 111.1 mm (4.4 in)
Compression 8.3:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 SU H6 Carburettors
Lubrication Wet sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 132 bhp / 98 KW @ 4,700 rpm
Torque 228 Nm / 168 ft lbs @ 2,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 50 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium panels
Chassis steel ladder frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over shock absorbers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, shock absorbers
Steering cam-and-peg
Brakes (fr/r) Dunlop discs, 292mm (11.5 in)
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 850 kilo / 1,874 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,759 mm (148 in) / 1,537 mm (60.5 in) / 1,067 mm (42 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,290 mm (90.2 in) / 1,260 mm (49.6 in) / 1,288 mm (50.7 in)
Wheels Dunlop 5.5 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.16 bhp / kg
Weight distribution 51% front / 49% rear
Top Speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
0-60 mph 7.6 s

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