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AC 2-Litre

(1947 model)

Brief specs of 1947 AC 2-Litre

2-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1991 cm3 / 121.5 cu in / 121.5 cu in, 56.7 kW / 76.0 hp / 76.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 136.0 N·m / 100.3 lb·ft / 100.3 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ACIssued from1947
Model2-LitreIssued until
Serie2-LitreNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAC Cars Group Ltd.CountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4674 mm / 184.0 in / 184.0 inTotal (curb) weight1320 kg / 2910 lb / 2910 lb
Width1702 mm / 67.0 in / 67.0 inDry weight
Height1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2972 mm / 117.0 in / 117.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity52 l / 11.5 UK gal / 13.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.57  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.1 sq ft / 24.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerACValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore65.0 mm / 2.56 in / 2.56 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.65
Fuel supply3 SU carbsEngine displacement1991 cm3 / 121.5 cu in / 121.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity331.83 cm3/cylinder / 20.250 cu in/cylinder / 20.250 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio6.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power56.7 kW / 76.0 hp / 76.0 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque136.0 N·m / 100.3 lb·ft / 100.3 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.7 kW / 11.7 hp / 11.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.5 kW/l / 0.626 bhp/cu in / 0.626 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque68.3 N·m/l / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.55

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)14.40 s / 14.40 s / 14.40 sTop (maximal) speed135 km/h / 84 mph / 84 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio57.6 kW/ton / 43.6 bhp/ton / 43.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.9 m / 39.0 ft / 39.0 ft
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of AC 2-Litre

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