Chevrolet National Imperial Landau, 1928 MY AB

The National Imperial Landau is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. It is part of Chevrolet's AB series of cars. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 35 bhp (35.5 PS/26.1 kW) of power at 2200 rpm. A 3 speed manual 'box transfers the power to the wheels. The Chevrolet National Imperial Landau weighs a claimed 1125 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet National Imperial Landau, 1928 MY AB information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3862 mm
How heavy?
1125 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2800 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
35.5 PS / 35 bhp / 26.1 kW @ 2200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Chevrolet AB models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 2800 cm3 35.5 PS 35 bhp 26.1 kW 1064 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2800 cm3 35.5 PS 35 bhp 26.1 kW 1104 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 2800 cm3 35.5 PS 35 bhp 26.1 kW 1048 kg
2 door roadster FR 3M 2800 cm3 35.5 PS 35 bhp 26.1 kW 955 kg
Chevrolet National Sedan -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2800 cm3 35.5 PS 35 bhp 26.1 kW 1139 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 2800 cm3 35.5 PS 35 bhp 26.1 kW 982 kg

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2793 cm3 38.5 PS 38 bhp 28.3 kW 1077 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2793 cm3 38.5 PS 38 bhp 28.3 kW 1093 kg
1928 Chevrolet National Imperial Landau data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2705 mm 106.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length 3862 mm 152 inches
Width 1689 mm 66.5 inches
Height 1813 mm 71.4 inches
Ground clearance 230 mm 9.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.43
Kerb weight 1125 kg 2480 lb
Weight distribution 45.8 % front
fuel tank capacity 37.9 litres 8.3 UK Gal 10 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.8 litre
2800 cc
(170.866 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.66 × 101.6 mm
3.69 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 35.5 PS (35 bhp) (26.1 kW)
at 2200 rpm
Specific output 12.5 bhp/litre
0.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 4.5:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 700 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 31.54 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
23.2 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
31.11 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 43.1 kg/kW
72 lb/bhp
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 30 x 4.50
Wheel size rear 30 x 4.50
Tyres front 30 x 4.50
Tyres rear 30 x 4.50
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 267 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.18
general
Carfolio.com ID291599
Production total
Model code
Model family AB
RAC rating 21.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1928 Chevrolet National Imperial Landau added 2012-11-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.