Key facts

1963 Triumph Herald 12/50 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3890 mm
How heavy?
841 kg
What size engine?
1.1 litre, 1147 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
52 PS / 51 bhp / 38 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
85 Nm / 63 ft.lb / 8.7 kgm @ 2600 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 21.50 s
How fast?
130 km/h, 81 mph

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1963 Triumph Herald 12/50 technical specifications

Introduction

The Herald 12/50 is a car from Triumph, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door saloon (sedan) body style.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.1 litre, overhead valve 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 51 bhp (52 PS/38 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 85 N·m (63 lb·ft/8.7 kgm) at 2600 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual transmission.
The stated kerb weight is 841 kg.
Its maximum speed quoted is 130 km/h (81 mph).
1963 Triumph Herald 12/50 data
1963 Triumph Herald 12/50 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2320 91.3
Track/tread (front) 1245 49
Track/tread (rear) 1220 48
Length 3890 153.1
Width 1525 60
Height 1320 52
Ground clearance 171 6.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 841 kg 1854 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 29.5 litres 6.5 UK Gal 7.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Triumph
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.1 litre
1147 cc
(69.994 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 69.3 × 76 mm
2.73 × 2.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
52 PS (51 bhp) (38 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
44.5 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
85 Nm (63 ft·lb) (8.7 kgm)
at 2600 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
74.11 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 931.2 kPa (135.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 286.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 14.50 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 21.50 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 130 km/h (81 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 61.49 PS/g
45.22 kW/g
60.64 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.11 kg/kW
36.94 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 3.750
Turning circle 7.60 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.TL.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.20 x 13
Tyres rear 5.20 x 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter 225 mm
Rear brake diameter 178 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID55770
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 11.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Triumph Herald 12/50 added 1996-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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