1926 Amilcar C6

The C6 is a car from Amilcar, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 1 door racer body style. The 1.1 litre engine is a supercharged, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that produces 62 bhp (63 PS/46 kW) of power at 5600 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual 'box. The quoted kerb weight is 565 kg. Maximum speed quoted is 165 km/h or 103 mph.


Key facts

1926 Amilcar C6 information summary

What body style?
1 door racer with 1 seats
How long?
3400 mm
How heavy?
565 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1094 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
63 PS / 62 bhp / 46 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: 12 s
How fast?
165 km/h, 103 mph
1926 Amilcar C6 data
Body type1 seater racer
Number of doors1
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2235 mm 88 inches
Track/tread (front) 1060 mm 41.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1090 mm 42.9 inches
Length 3400 mm 133.9 inches
Width 1224 mm 48.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.52
Kerb weight 565 kg 1246 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 1.1 litre
1094 cc
(66.76 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 56 × 74 mm
2.2 × 2.91 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.76
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 63 PS (62 bhp) (46 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 56.7 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 5:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 182.33 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 12 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 111.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.83 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
109.73 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.22 kg/kW
20.41 lb/bhp
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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.50
Carfolio.com ID49786
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Amilcar C6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-12-21.