Maxwell Model L D, 1909 MY

This automobile has a roadster body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels. The 2.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, 2 cylinder unit that develops 14 bhp (14.2 PS/10.4 kW) of power. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 2 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 522 kg.


Maxwell Model L D -
Maxwell Model L D
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Key facts

Maxwell Model L D, 1909 MY information summary

What body style?
0 door roadster with 2 seats
How heavy?
522 kg
What size engine?
2.1 litre, 2085 cm3
How many cylinders?
2, Flat
How much power?
14.2 PS / 14 bhp / 10.4 kW
How much torque?

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1909 Maxwell Model L D data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors0
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2134 84
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 522 kg 1151
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 37.9 litres 8.3 UK Gal 10 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Maxwell
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 2
Capacity 2.1 litre
2085 cc
(127.235 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 114.3 × 101.6 mm
4.5 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear
2 valves per cylinder
4 valves in total
maximum power output 14.2 PS (14 bhp) (10.4 kW)
Specific output 6.7 bhp/litre
0.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1042.5 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 27.19 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
20 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
26.82 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 50 kg/kW
83.52 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 3
Tyres rear 30 x 3
Brakes F/R -/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID129118
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1909 Maxwell Model L D added 2005-05-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.