1926 Chrysler Six H-60 Series 60

The Six is a rear wheel drive sedan/saloon car with a front placed engine, produced by Chrysler. The Chrysler Six belongs to the H-60 model family from Chrysler. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 54 bhp (55 PS/40 kW) of power at 3000 rpm, and maximum torque of 152 N·m (112 lb·ft/15.5 kgm) at 1000 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1288 kg.


Key facts

1926 Chrysler Six H-60 Series 60 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
1288 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2955 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
55 PS / 54 bhp / 40 kW @ 3000 rpm
How much torque?
152 Nm / 112 ft.lb / 15.5 kgm @ 1000 rpm

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2898 cm3 55 PS 54 bhp 40 kW
1926 Chrysler Six data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2769 mm 109 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1288 kg 2840 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2955 cc
(180.325 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 108 mm
3 × 4.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.71
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 55 PS (54 bhp) (40 kW)
at 3000 rpm
Specific output 18.3 bhp/litre
0.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 152 Nm (112 ft·lb) (15.5 kgm)
at 1000 rpm
Specific torque 51.44 Nm/litre
0.62 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 4.9:1
Fuel system 1 Stromberg carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 646.4 kPa (93.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 492.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 42.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
31.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
41.93 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 31.99 kg/kW
53.43 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 30 x 5.25
Tyres rear 30 x 5.25
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.60
Carfolio.com ID102223
Production total
Model code Series 60
Model family H-60
RAC rating 21.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Chrysler Six added 2002-11-11.
Last modified 2014-11-22.