Ford De Luxe Roadster, 1933 MY

The De Luxe Roadster is a rear wheel drive roadster road car with a front placed engine, manufactured by Ford. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.3 litre, side valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 50 bhp (51 PS/37 kW) of power at 2800 rpm. A 3 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels.


Key facts

Ford De Luxe Roadster, 1933 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2 seats
What size engine?
3.3 litre, 3285 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
51 PS / 50 bhp / 37 kW @ 2800 rpm
How much torque?

Ford De models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3285 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3285 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW
4 door tourer FR 3M 3285 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3285 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW

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1933 Ford De Luxe Roadster data
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2692 mm 106 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 3.3 litre
3285 cc
(200.463 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.4 × 108 mm
3.87 × 4.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 51 PS (50 bhp) (37 kW)
at 2800 rpm
Specific output 15.2 bhp/litre
0.25 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 4.6:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 821.25 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)
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.25 x 18
Tyres rear 5.25 x 18
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID431970
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 24.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1933 Ford De Luxe Roadster added 2015-08-29.
Last modified 2015-08-29.