1927 Maybach W5

The W5 is a motor vehicle from Maybach, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a saloon (sedan) body style. Its 7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 118 bhp (120 PS/88 kW) of power at 2800 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 2 speed manual transmission. Maximum speed quoted is 129 km/h or 80 mph.

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1927 Maybach W5 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
7 litre, 6996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
120 PS / 118 bhp / 88 kW @ 2800 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
129 km/h, 80 mph

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1927 Maybach W5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3658 mm 144 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Maybach
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 7 litre
6996 cc
(426.922 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 168 mm
3.7 × 6.61 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.56
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 120 PS (118 bhp) (88 kW)
at 2800 rpm
Specific output 16.9 bhp/litre
0.28 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 1166 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 129 km/h (80 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID8888
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1927 Maybach W5 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.