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Herald 1200

Written by Adrian Diehm

The Herald 1200 was the first major upgrade of the Herald range, giving it a capacity increase from 948cc to 1147cc, and the option of disc brakes on the front.

 

HERALD 1200

Engine

 OHV 4 cylinder 

Capacity

1147 cc

Compression

 

Power

43 BHP @ 4500 RPM  (32Kw)

Torque

 61 lb-ft @ 2250 RPM

Aspiration

Single down-draft Stromberg carburettor

Gearbox

4 speed manual - no syncromesh on 1st gear

Diff Ratio

 4.11:1 (manual)

Suspension

Front: Coil Spring/Wishbone/ Rack & Pinion Steering 

Rear : Transverse Leaf Spring / Swing Axle 

Brakes

 Front  Drum

Rear Drum

Performance

 0-60              22.7 seconds

400 Meters   22.6 seconds

Max Speed    78 MPH (126 KPH)

Fuel Econ.     33.8 MPG