Car specifications » Wartburg cars »

Wartburg Sports Convertible


type 2S DHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 70.00 mm × 78.00 mm 2.76 in × 3.07 in
Cylinders S-3
Displace 0.9 litre 900 cc (54.921 cu in)
Engine type TS
Valves 0 valves per cylinder | 0 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 7.80:1
Fuel system 2 BVF carbs
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph -1.00 s
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 57.14 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 607.4 kPa (88.1 psi)
Specific torque 96.67 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 4
Coolant Air
Bore / stroke ratio 0.9
Unitary capacity 300 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2450 mm
wheelbase 96.5 in
Length (milimeters) 4360 mm
Length (inches) 171.7 in
Width (milimeters) 1610 mm
Width (inches) 63.4 in
Height (milimeters) 1350 mm
Height (inches) 53.1 in
L:W ratio 1.78
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 875 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 1929 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 40 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 8.8 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 10.6 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-H
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.00

General information

RAC rating 9.1
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1957 Wartburg Sports Convertible PDF Manual
Sports Convertible picture
Designer unknown
Year 1957

Similar cars