Key facts

Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan, 1937 MY Series 28 2809 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5031 mm
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4078 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?


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1937 Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan technical specifications


The De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front located engine, produced by Pontiac.
The De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan forms part of Pontiac's Series 28 series.
The 4.1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder that develops 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) of power at 3800 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.
1937 Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan data
Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan, 1937 MY Series 28 2809 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3099 122
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5031 198.1
Width 1816 71.5
Height 1702 67
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Pontiac
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 4.1 litre
4078 cc
(248.855 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 95.25 mm
3.25 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 24.5 bhp/litre
0.4 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.2:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 509.75 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
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
Steering worm & roller
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.50 x 16
Tyres rear 6.50 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general ID300608
Production total
Model code 2809
Model family Series 28
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1937 Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Sedan added 2012-12-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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