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.

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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

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1926 Chrysler Six data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2769 mm 109 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1288 kg 2840 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
performance
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)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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
general
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.