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1951 Healey Alvis information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 3 seats
How long?
4420 mm
How heavy?
1270 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2993 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
107 PS / 106 bhp / 79 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
190 Nm / 140 ft.lb / 19.4 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 13.50 s
How fast?
161 km/h, 100 mph

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1951 Healey Alvis technical specifications

Introduction

The Healey Alvis is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 106 bhp (107 PS/79 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 190 N·m (140 lb·ft/19.4 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.
Its stated weight at the kerb is 1270 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 161 km/h or 100 mph.
1951 Healey Alvis data
1951 Healey Alvis data
bodywork
Body type3 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2590 102
Track/tread (front) 1346 53
Track/tread (rear) 1397 55
Length 4420 174
Width 1651 65
Height 1422 56
Ground clearance 178 7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1270 kg 2800 lb
Weight distribution 51.50 % front
fuel tank capacity 72.7 litres 16 UK Gal 19.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area 2.07
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Alvis
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2993 cc
(182.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 90 mm
3.31 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.93
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 107 PS (106 bhp) (79 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output 35.4 bhp/litre
0.58 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 190 Nm (140 ft·lb) (19.4 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 63.48 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 797.7 kPa (115.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 9.70 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 13.50 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 19.90 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 161 km/h (100 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 84.62 PS/g
62.24 kW/g
83.46 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.07 kg/kW
26.84 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 2.500
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.CS.TrLi.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.CS.TrLi.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.40-15
Tyres rear 6.40-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.77
general
Carfolio.com ID58960
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1951 Healey Alvis added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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