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 1.00
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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