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Princess 1700L Automatic


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 84.50 mm × 75.80 mm 3.33 in × 2.98 in
Cylinders S-4
Displace 1.7 litre 1695 cc (103.435 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.00:1
Fuel system 1 SU carb
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 80.26 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 978.6 kPa (141.9 psi)
Specific torque 77.88 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.11
Unitary capacity 423.75 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2672 mm
wheelbase 105.2 in
Length (milimeters) 4455 mm
Length (inches) 175.4 in
Width (milimeters) 1730 mm
Width (inches) 68.1 in
Height (milimeters) 1410 mm
Height (inches) 55.5 in
L:W ratio 1.67
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1084 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2390 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 72.7 litre
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 16 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 19.2 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Transverse
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 3A
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.83

General information

RAC rating 17.7
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1980 Princess 1700L Automatic PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1980

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