Chalmers 6-30 Touring, 1917 MY

The Chalmers 6-30 Touring is a 4 door tourer style road car with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The 3.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 45 bhp (45.6 PS/33.6 kW) of power at 2650 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Chalmers 6-30 Touring, 1917 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door tourer with 5 seats
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3670 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
45.6 PS / 45 bhp / 33.6 kW @ 2650 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1917 Chalmers 6-30 Touring data
bodywork
Body type5 seater tourer
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2921 115
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chalmers
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3670 cc
(223.957 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 114.3 mm
3.25 × 4.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.72
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 45.6 PS (45 bhp) (33.6 kW)
at 2650 rpm
Specific output 12.3 bhp/litre
0.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Stromberg carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 611.67 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 32 x 4
Tyres rear 32 x 4
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID201575
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1917 Chalmers 6-30 Touring added 2009-09-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.