Key facts

Pontiac Series 25, 1954 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5156 mm
How heavy?
1524 kg
What size engine?
3.9 litre, 3905 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
120 PS / 118 bhp / 88 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?


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1954 Pontiac Series 25 technical specifications


The Series 25 is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) car with a front located engine, from Pontiac.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3.9 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 118 bhp (120 PS/88 kW) of power at 3800 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels through a 3 speed manual transmission.
Stated kerb weight is 1524 kg.
1954 Pontiac Series 25 data
Pontiac Series 25, 1954 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3099 122
Track/tread (front) 1499 59
Track/tread (rear) 1499 59
Length 5156 203
Width 1956 77
Height 1613 63.5
Ground clearance 178 7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1524 kg 3360 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Pontiac
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.9 litre
3905 cc
(238.298 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.5 × 101.6 mm
3.56 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 120 PS (118 bhp) (88 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output 30.2 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 650.83 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
Power-to-weight ratio 78.5 PS/g
57.74 kW/g
77.43 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.32 kg/kW
28.93 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 front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.60 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 4.1
Final drive ratio
general ID73788
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 30.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1954 Pontiac Series 25 added 1997-11-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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