Austin 7 RG Saloon (Fabric Bodied) 1929-30
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Austin Seven RG Saloon (Fabric Bodied) 1929-30 specifications
2 bearing, 4 in-line, side valve,
Bore: 56mm
Stroke: 76.2mm
Displacement: 747cc
Compression ratio: approx 5/1
Carburettor: single Zenith 30VE1
Power output: 10.5bhp at 2,500rpm

Maximum speed: 51mph
Acceleration: 0-50mph 24 secs
Fuel consumption: 38mpg

Clutch: single cushion disc, dry plate
Gearbox: non-syncro, 3 speed manual
Rear wheel drive, spiral bevel type axle
Final drive ratio: 4.9/1

Cable operated drums all round

Body: fabric covered ashframe
Engine cover & wings: steel
Chassis: Steel A-form frame
Chromed bras radiator surround
Worm & wheel,
11/4 turns lock to lock

Front: Beam axle with
tranverse half eliptic leaf spring
Rear: Quarter eliptic leaf springs
Austin made friction dampers

Wheels & Tyres
19” bolt-on wire, 3.50 x 19in crossply

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 6ft 3in
Track F & B: 3ft 4in
Overall length: 9ft 2in
Overall width: 3ft 10in
Turning circle: 33ft
Kerb weight: 7cwt approx.
Tank capacity: 4 gallons

1928 & 1929 Austin 7s: 45,918
Total UK Austin 7 Saloon & Tourer
production 1922-39: 290,944