Borgward Isabella

Immaculate Borgward Isabella at Bromley

Immaculate Borgward Isabella at Bromley

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Immaculate Borgward Isabella at Bromley
Borgward Isabella at Goodwood Breakfast Club, April 2009

Borgward Isabella - key facts

  • Introduced in 1954, the end came for the Borgward Isabella in 1962.
  • The 4 cylinder engine acheived a maximum power of 60 bhp.
  • The Borgward Isabella accelerated from 0 to 60mph in 21.8 seconds.
  • The maximum speed of the Borgward Isabella was 77 mph.
Borgward Isabella Specifications
From 1954
Until 1962
Length14ft 3in4m
Kerb Weight2212lb/0.987ton1003kg
Engine displacement1498cc91cu in
Cylinder LayoutInline
Valve operationOverhead valve
Power Output60bhp @ 4500rpm59PS @ 4500rpm
Specific Output40bhp/litre0.66bhp/cu in
Torque Output82lbft @ 2500rpm111Nm @ 2500rpm
Specific Torque74Nm/litre
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel systemSingle Carburettor
Power to weight61bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-60mph21.8 seconds
Standing Qtr mile22.1 seconds
Top speed77mph124km/h
Engine locationFront
Engine alignmentLongitudinal
Driven wheelsRear
Front SuspensionIndependent Coil Spring
Rear SuspensionIndependent Coil Spring
BrakesDrums front and rear
Gearbox type4 speed Manual
Number of gears4
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