Key facts

Pierce-Arrow Sedan, 1930 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
6 litre, 5991 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
339 Nm / 250 / 34.6 kgm @ 1200-1300 rpm


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1930 Pierce-Arrow Sedan technical specifications


Pierce-Arrow Sedan is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
Powering the Pierce-Arrow Sedan is a side valve, 6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) at 3200 rpm and 339 N·m (250 lb·ft/34.6 kgm) at 1200-1300 rpm respectively.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.
1930 Pierce-Arrow Sedan data
Pierce-Arrow Sedan, 1930 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3378 133
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Height 1829 72
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Pierce-Arrow
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 6 litre
5991 cc
(365.593 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 120.65 mm
3.5 × 4.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.74
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 20.9 bhp/litre
0.34 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 339 Nm (250 ft·lb) (34.6 kgm)
at 1200-1300 rpm
Specific torque 56.58 Nm/litre
0.68 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Stromberg carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 711.1 kPa (103.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 9
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 748.88 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 7 x 18
Wheel size rear 7 x 18
Tyres front 19 x 6.50
Tyres rear 19 x 6.50
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.23
general ID293227
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1930 Pierce-Arrow Sedan added 2012-11-15.
Last modified 2013-08-06.

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