Packard 400 Patrician, 1953 MY

Packard 400 Patrician is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.4 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 155 bhp (157 PS/116 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 373 N·m (275 lb·ft/38 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic 'box. It weighs a stated 1875 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Packard 400 Patrician, 1953 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5537 mm
How heavy?
1875 kg
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5361 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
157 PS / 155 bhp / 116 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
373 Nm / 275 ft.lb / 38 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Packard 400 models

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4452 cm3 164 PS 162 bhp 121 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5047 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5047 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5047 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
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1953 Packard 400 Patrician data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3226 mm 127 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5537 mm 218 inches
Width 1981 mm 78 inches
Height 1600 mm 63 inches
Ground clearance 191 mm 7.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1875 kg 4134 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72.7 litres 16 UK Gal 19.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Packard
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 5.4 litre
5361 cc
(327.148 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 107.95 mm
3.5 × 4.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 157 PS (155 bhp) (116 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 28.9 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 373 Nm (275 ft·lb) (38 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 69.58 Nm/litre
0.84 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.8:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 874.3 kPa (126.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 670.13 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 83.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.64 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.67 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.22 kg/kW
27.1 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/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
Turning circle 13.40 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
Braked area 1344 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.50
general
Carfolio.com ID65417
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1953 Packard 400 Patrician added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.