Bricklin SV-1 Specifications


Bricklin Specifications

Price $9980 fob Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. 

Includes as standard equipment: automatic transmission, hydraulically-actuated gullwing doors, air conditioning, AM-FM stereo radio, digital clock, tinted glass, alloy wheels, radial tires, rear window defroster, tilt wheel, R&L outside mirrors, power brakes, power steering, disc front, warning lights for brakes, oil pressure, rear-window heat, door ajar, seatbelts, hi-beam and directionals, hazard, full gauges and tachometer.


Type V-8: Ford-supplied 351 Windsor. Bore & stroke 4.002 x 3.50 in. Displacement 35l cubic inches. Max. bhp @ rpm 175 @ 3800. Compression ratio 8.1:1. Induction system 2-barrel carburetor. Exhaust system Cast-iron manifolds, dual (single muffler). Electrical system 12-volt battery/coil.


Type 3-speed automatic (Ford supplied FMX) floor quadrant.


Type Hypoid, semi-floating. Ratio 3.15:1. Drive axles Hotchkiss drive with outboard semi-elliptic leaf springs.


Type Recirculating ball sector and gear, power (Saginaw). Turns lock-to-lock 3.2. Ratio Variable 13.0-16.0:1. Turn circle 34.0 feet.


Front 11.0 inch diameter vented disc, power assist. Rear 10.0 x 1.9 inch cast iron drum, power assist. Total swept area 328 square inches.


Frame Perimeter steel/integral roll cage. Body construction Acrylic plastic/fiberglass matte laminate. Body style Two-door two-passenger hatchback coupe.


Front Unequal-length A-arms,coil springs tube shocks, anti-roll bar Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs, tube shocks, two trailing links. Tires Goodrich T/A fabric radials, tubeless FR60-15 inch. Wheels Cast alloy, 5-bolt, 15x7 inch.


Wheelbase 96.0 inches. Overall length 178.6 inches. Overall height 48.15 inches. Overall width 67.6 inches. Front tread 58.2 inches. Rear tread 56.9 inches. Ground clearance 4.8 inches. Curb weight 3470 pounds.


Crankcase 5.5 quarts. Cooling system 17.5 quarts. Fuel system 2l gallons (unleaded).


Av. city driving 13 mpg. Av. open road 15-18mpg. driving