Key facts

Packard Eight Coupé, 1934 MY 1101 717 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
2177 kg
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5230 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
122 PS / 120 bhp / 89 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1934 Packard Eight Coupé technical specifications

Introduction

The Packard Eight Coupé is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the powerplant mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell.
The Eight Coupé forms part of Packard's 1101 model series.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 120 bhp (122 PS/89 kW) of power at 3200 rpm.
Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 2177 kg.
1934 Packard Eight Coupé data
Packard Eight Coupé, 1934 MY 1101 717 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3461 136.3
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance 210 8.3
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 2177 kg 4799 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Packard
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 5.2 litre
5230 cc
(319.154 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.96 × 127 mm
3.19 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.64
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 22.9 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6:1
Fuel system 1 Stromberg EE-22 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 9
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 653.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 55.89 PS/g
41.1 kW/g
55.12 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 24.33 kg/kW
40.64 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 worm & roller
turns lock-to-lock 5.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 17 x 7
Tyres rear 17 x 7
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.36
general
Carfolio.com ID301939
Production total
Model code 717
Model family 1101
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1934 Packard Eight Coupé added 2012-12-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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