Key facts

Oldsmobile Touring 43-A, 1921 MY information summary

What body style?
tourer with 5 seats
How heavy?
1284 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3679 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
44.6 PS / 44 bhp / 32.8 kW @ 2000 rpm
How much torque?


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1921 Oldsmobile Touring 43-A technical specifications


The Oldsmobile Touring 43-A is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the powerplant placed in the front, and a 4 door tourer bodyshell.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 44 bhp (44.6 PS/32.8 kW) of power at 2000 rpm.
Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 1284 kg.
1921 Oldsmobile Touring 43-A data
Oldsmobile Touring 43-A, 1921 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 1284 kg 2831 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Oldsmobile
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 3.7 litre
3679 cc
(224.506 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.7 × 133.4 mm
3.69 × 5.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 44.6 PS (44 bhp) (32.8 kW)
at 2000 rpm
Specific output 12 bhp/litre
0.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Zenith carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 919.75 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 34.74 PS/g
25.55 kW/g
34.27 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 39.13 kg/kW
65.37 lb/bhp
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 screw & nut
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 4.61
general ID214247
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1921 Oldsmobile Touring 43-A added 2010-05-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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