Key facts

1932 Duesenberg SJ information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
What size engine?
6.9 litre, 6876 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
324 PS / 320 bhp / 239 kW @ 4750 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph


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1932 Duesenberg SJ technical specifications


This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a supercharged engine of 6.9 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 320 bhp (324 PS/239 kW) of power at 4750 rpm.
This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.
Maximum claimed speed is 209 km/h (130 mph).
1932 Duesenberg SJ data
1932 Duesenberg SJ data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3607 142
Track/tread (front) 1829 72
Track/tread (rear) 1829 72
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Duesenberg
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 6.9 litre
6876 cc
(419.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.3 × 120.5 mm
3.75 × 4.74 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.79
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 324 PS (320 bhp) (239 kW)
at 4750 rpm
Specific output 46.5 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 5.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 859.5 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 17.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
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 LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 7.00 x 19
Tyres rear 7.00 x 19
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 381 mm
Rear brake diameter 381 mm
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.80
general ID1155
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 45.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1932 Duesenberg SJ added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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