Key facts

Packard Super Eight Sedan, 1934 MY 1103 753 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
2338 kg
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6306 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1934 Packard Super Eight Sedan technical specifications

Introduction

The Super Eight Sedan is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, sold by Packard.
It is part of Packard's 1103 family of cars.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.3 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) of power at 3200 rpm.
A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.
The quoted weight at the kerb is 2338 kg.
1934 Packard Super Eight Sedan data
Packard Super Eight Sedan, 1934 MY 1103 753 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3426 134.9
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance 200 7.9
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 2338 kg 5154 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 6.3 litre
6306 cc
(384.816 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 127 mm
3.5 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 23 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 788.25 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 62.88 PS/g
46.25 kW/g
62.02 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 21.62 kg/kW
36.12 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 4.41
general
Carfolio.com ID302104
Production total
Model code 753
Model family 1103
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1934 Packard Super Eight Sedan added 2012-12-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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