Triumph Spitfire Mk1 1962-64 (disc wheels)
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Triumph Spitfire Mk1 1962-64 specifications
4 Cylinder in-line, OHV
3 main bearings
Bore: 69.3mm
Stroke: 75.9mm
Displacement: 1,147cc
Compression ratio; 8.5:1
Carburettors: two SU HS2
Power output: 63bhp at 5,750rpm

Maximum speed: 92mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 17.3secs
Average fuel consumption: 31mpg

Clutch: single dry plate
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top gears
Final drive ratio: 4.11:1
D type verdrive optional from sept 1963
All metal body on backbone frame

Hyraulic, Front: 9in disk
Rear: 7 x 1.25in drums

Rack and pinion, 3.75 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 24ft

Front: independant, coil with
unequal wishbones, anti roll bar
Rear: swing axle, tranverse leaf with trailing radius arms, telescopic da

13in bolt 4 stud pressed steel disc, knock-on wire wheel option (1963 onwards)
Tyres: 5.20 x 13 tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 6ft 11in
Track - front: 4ft 1in
Track - rear: 4ft
Overall length: 12ft 1in
Overall width: 4ft 9in
Overall height: 3ft 11.5in
Ground clearance: 5in
Kerb weight: 14.02cwt
Tank capacity: 8.75 Imp. gallons

Sptfire 4(Mk1) 1962-65: 45,753
Total(1962-1980 Mk1-1500): 314,332