Key facts

Chalmers 6-30 Touring, 1917 MY information summary

What body style?
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?


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1917 Chalmers 6-30 Touring technical specifications


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.
1917 Chalmers 6-30 Touring data
Chalmers 6-30 Touring, 1917 MY data
Body type5 seater tourer
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2921 115
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
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
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
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 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
Steering worm & gear
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
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general 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.

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