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 1.00
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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