Key facts

Studebaker Lark 8, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1415 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4248 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1963 Studebaker Lark 8 technical specifications

Introduction

Studebaker Lark 8 is a car that has a saloon body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
Powering the Studebaker Lark 8 is an overhead valve, 4.2 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) at 4500 rpm and 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively.
A 3 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.
It weighs a claimed 1415 kg at the kerb.
1963 Studebaker Lark 8 data
Studebaker Lark 8, 1963 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2769 109
Track/tread (front) 1457 57.4
Track/tread (rear) 1438 56.6
Length 4775 188
Width 1810 71.3
Height 1416 55.7
Ground clearance 178 7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1415 kg 3120 lb
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
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.2 litre
4248 cc
(259.229 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.4 × 82.6 mm
3.56 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
32.5 bhp/litre
0.53 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
83.1 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1044.2 kPa (151.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 531 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 98.88 PS/g
72.73 kW/g
97.53 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.75 kg/kW
22.97 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
turns lock-to-lock 4.800
Turning circle 11.90 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID45738
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 40.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Studebaker Lark 8 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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