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Subaru 1600 GFT Hardtop


type 2+2 FHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 91.90 mm × 60.00 mm 3.62 in × 2.36 in
Cylinders F-4
Displace 1.6 litre 1595 cc (97.333 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.50:1
Fuel system 2 Hi carbs
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 90.06 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 890.3 kPa (129.1 psi)
Specific torque 70.85 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 3
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.53
Unitary capacity 398.75 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2461 mm
wheelbase 96.9 in
Length (milimeters) 4006 mm
Length (inches) 157.7 in
Width (milimeters) 1550 mm
Width (inches) 61 in
Height (milimeters) 1354 mm
Height (inches) 53.3 in
L:W ratio 1.63
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 855 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 1885 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 50 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 11 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 13.2 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Unknown
Drive FWD
Steering rack & pinion
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 5M
Top gear ratio 0.94
Final drive ratio 3.70

General information

RAC rating 20.9
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1978 Subaru 1600 GFT Hardtop PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1978

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