Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé, 1938 MY 38-28 DA 2867

The Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power to the rear wheels. The De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé forms part of Pontiac's 38-28 DA model range. Powering the Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé is a side valve, 4.1 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) at 3800 rpm and 233 N·m (172 lb·ft/23.8 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé, 1938 MY 38-28 DA 2867 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4994 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?
233 Nm / 172 ft.lb / 23.8 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Pontiac 38-28 DA models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1613 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4078 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3738 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3738 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3738 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
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1938 Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3099 122
Track/tread (front) 1485 58.5
Track/tread (rear) 1500 59.1
Length 4994 196.6
Width 1816 71.5
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear 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 233 Nm (172 ft·lb) (23.8 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 57.14 Nm/litre
0.69 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.2:1
Fuel system 1 Carter W-1-400S carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 718 kPa (104.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 509.75 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 4½ x 16
Wheel size rear 4½ x 16
Tyres front 6.50 x 16
Tyres rear 6.50 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.38
general
Carfolio.com ID301268
Production total
Model code 2867
Model family 38-28 DA
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1938 Pontiac De Luxe Eight Silver Streak Cabriolet Convertible Coupé added 2012-12-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.