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Allard Gran Turismo

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Allard Gran Turismo

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3442 cm3 / 210.0 cu in / 210.0 cu in, 156.6 kW / 210.0 hp / 210.0 hp @ 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm, 289.0 N·m / 213.2 lb·ft / 213.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AllardIssued from1957
ModelGran TurismoIssued until
SerieGran TurismoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAllardCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4115 mm / 162.0 in / 162.0 inTotal (curb) weight1140 kg / 2513 lb / 2513 lb
Width1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inDry weight
Height1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity91 l / 20.0 UK gal / 24.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.87 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 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 ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke106.0 mm / 4.17 in / 4.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.78
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement3442 cm3 / 210.0 cu in / 210.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity573.67 cm3/cylinder / 35.007 cu in/cylinder / 35.007 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power156.6 kW / 210.0 hp / 210.0 hp at 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm / 5750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque289.0 N·m / 213.2 lb·ft / 213.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.8 kW / 56.1 hp / 56.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.5 kW/l / 1.000 bhp/cu in / 1.000 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque84.0 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sTop (maximal) speed193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.60 s / 9.60 s / 9.60 sPower-to-weight ratio184.2 kW/ton / 139.6 bhp/ton / 139.6 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-lock3Turning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearde Dion axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailshydraulicBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Allard Gran Turismo

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