Key facts

1955 Dornier Delta information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4 seats
How long?
2880 mm
How heavy?
400 kg
What size engine?
0.2 litre, 199 cm3
How many cylinders?
How much power?
9.5 PS / 9.4 bhp / 7 kW @ 4900 rpm
How much torque?
14 Nm / 10.3 / 1.4 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How fast?
65 km/h, 40 mph


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1955 Dornier Delta technical specifications


The Dornier Delta is a saloon (sedan) with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which delivers its power through the rear wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 0.2 litre, two stroke 1 cylinder. This unit produces 9.4 bhp (9.5 PS/7 kW) of power at 4900 rpm, and maximum torque of 14 N·m (10.3 lb·ft/1.4 kgm) at 3500 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.
It weighs a claimed 400 kg at the kerb.
Maximum speed quoted is 65 km/h or 40 mph.
1955 Dornier Delta data
1955 Dornier Delta data
Body type4 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 1820 71.7
Track/tread (front) 1210 47.6
Track/tread (rear) 1210 47.6
Length 2880 113.4
Width 1400 55.1
Height 1420 55.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.58
Kerb weight 400 kg 882 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 30 litres 6.6 UK Gal 7.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer ILO
Engine code
Cylinders 1
Capacity 0.2 litre
199 cc
(12.144 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 62 × 66 mm
2.44 × 2.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
two stroke (TS)
0 valves per cylinder
0 valves in total
maximum power output 9.5 PS (9.4 bhp) (7 kW)
at 4900 rpm
Specific output 47.2 bhp/litre
0.77 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 14 Nm (10.3 ft·lb) (1.4 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 70.35 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 6:1
Fuel system 1 Bing 1/26/31 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 442 kPa (64.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 199 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 65 km/h (40 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 23.83 PS/g
17.52 kW/g
23.5 bhp/ton
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 57.06 kg/kW
95.32 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position mid
Engine layout unknown
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 4.00-12
Tyres rear 4.00-12
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.11
general ID510224
Production total 1
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 2.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Dornier Delta added 2017-02-12.
Last modified 2017-02-12.

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