Austin Princess IV

Austin Princess IV - key facts

  • First introduced in 1956, the Austin Princess IV ended production in 1968.
  • 60mph was reached in 23.5 seconds.
  • The maximum speed of the Austin Princess IV was 86 mph.
  • A total of 200 units were manufactured .
Austin Princess IV Specifications
Production 200
From 1956
Until 1968
Length16ft 8in5m
Kerb Weight4590lb/2ton2082kg
Engine displacement3993cc244cu in
Cylinder LayoutInline
Valve operationOverhead valve
Power Output150bhp @ 4100rpm148PS @ 4100rpm
Specific Output38bhp/litre0.62bhp/cu in
Torque Output227lbft @ 2400rpm308Nm @ 2400rpm
Specific Torque77Nm/litre
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel systemSingle Carburettor
Power to weight73bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-60mph23.5 seconds
Top speed86mph138km/h
Fuel consumption15.8mpg6.72km/l
Engine locationFront
Engine alignmentLongitudinal
Driven wheelsRear
Front SuspensionIndependent Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionBeam axle half eliptic leaf
BrakesDrums front and rear
Gearbox typeAutomatic only
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