The Datsun 100A is an export variant of first generation the Datsun Cherry (E10) 1.0 L. It is a subcompact front-wheel-drive car manufactured by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Company from 1970 to 1977.
The Datsun 100A has four body styles: two-door and four-door sedan, three-door hatchback, and two-door coupe.
Datsun 100A was equipped with 1.0 L Straight-four engine A10. The engine cylinder bore was 73.0 mm and piston stroke was 59.0 mm. Compression ratio rating was 8.5:1. The A10 on Datsun 100A produced 58 HP (43 kW, 58 PS) of horsepower and 79.5 Nm (59 ft-lb) of torque.
|Datsun 100A (E10) 1.0 L Engine Specifications|
|Layout||Four stroke, Inline-4 (Straight-4)|
|Fuel type||Gasoline (petrol)|
|Displacement||1.0L, 988 cc (60.3 cu in)|
|Cylinder block alloy||Cast iron|
|Cylinder bore||73.0 mm (2.87 in)|
|Piston stroke||59.0 mm (2.32 in)|
|Valve Arrangement:||SOHC, chain drive|
|Valves:||8 (2 valves per cylinder)|
|Intake valve timing:||
Open: 12° B.T.D.C.
Close: 48° A.T.D.C.
|Exhaust valve timing:||
Open: 50° B.T.D.C.
Close: 10° A.T.D.C.
|Intake valve head diameter:||37.0 mm (1.457 in)|
|Exhaust valve head diameter:||30.0 mm (1.181 in)|
|Power output||58 HP (43 kW, 58 PS)|
|Torque output||79.5 Nm (59 ft-lb)|
|Engine weight||91.5 kg (210.5 kg)|
Top speed and fuel consumption
|Top speed and Fuel consumption|
|Top speed||136-140 km/h (85-87 mph)|
|Fuel consumption (city)||–|
|Fuel consumption (highway)||–|
|Fuel consumption (combined 50/50)||–|
|Valve clearance (Cold)|
|Intake valve||0.25 mm (0.0098 in)|
|Valve clearance (Hot)|
|Intake valve||0.35 mm (0.0138 in)|
|Standard||12.7 kg/m2 (181 psi) / 350 rpm|
|Minimun||10.0 kg/m2 (142 psi) / 350 rpm|
|Oil consumption , L/1000 km (qt. per miles)||up to 0.5 (1 qt. per 1200 miles)|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30, 10W-40|
|Engine oil capacity (Refill capacity)||
Max.level 3.2 l (3.4 qt.)
Min.level 2.2 l (2.4 qt.)
|Oil change interval, km (miles)||5,000-10,000 (3,000-6,000)|