AMI 8 SPECIFICATION SHEET
Engine : twin cylinder, 4 stroke, O.H.V.
horizontally opposed, air-cooled 602cc (74 x 70)
Compression ratio 9:1. Aluminium, cylinder heads. Oil cooler. Maximum power 35 b.h.p. SAE at 5750 r.p.m. (32 b.h.p. DIN at 5750 r.p.m.) maximum torque (SAE at 4750 b.h.p. DIN at 4000 b.h.p.) (sic)
Gearbox : 4 speed, plus reverse
Steering : rack and pinion
Transmission : front wheel drive with double constant velocity driveshaft joints. Final drive ratio 8 x 31
Clutch : single dry plate. Centrifugal clutch optional
Suspension : all 4 wheels independently sprung by coil springs, with interaction between front and rear. 4 hydraulic shock absorbers. 4 inertia dampers. Front anti-roll bar.
Brakes : hydraulic on all four wheels. Front inboard discs, rear drums. Hand brake : mechanical on front wheels.
Electrics : 12 V system. 390 W. alternator. 30 A/h battery.
Weights and dimensions :
kerb weight : 1543 lbs.
Total laden weight : 2315 lbs.
Wheelbase: 7 ft. 10 ins.
Front track : 4 ft. 1½ ins.
Rear track 4 ft. 0 ins.
Overall length : (no measurement given)
Overall width : 5 ft. 0 ins.
Capacities : Fuel 5 gallons
Engine sump : 4½ pints
Gearbox : 1½ pints
Maximum speed : 70 m.p.h. plus
Fuel consumption : 41 m.p.g. DIN
The Club finish on the Ami-8 (hyphenated all of a sudden) Saloon has been created to give you more luxury and extra equipment.
Coachwork : stainless steel glass surrounds, door surrounds and quarter light surrounds. Stainless steel rubbing strips on coachwork lower waist.
Interior equipment : floor carpeting. Seats trimmed in Jersey cloth and simili. Separate front seats fully adjustable for rake.
Fully trimmed boot.
AMI-8 ESTATE CAR
Basic characteristics similar to those of the Saloon, with the following exceptions :
Big capacity 5 door estate car. Full height rear door for easy access. Rear seat folds and is removable.
Tyres : 135 x 380 Michelin X, Radial.
Maximum speed : 40 m.p.g. DIN (sic)