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
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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