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Allard Palm Beach

(1955 model)

Brief specs of 1955 Allard Palm Beach

2-door 2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1508 cm3 / 92.0 cu in / 92.0 cu in, 35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 101.0 N·m / 74.5 lb·ft / 74.5 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AllardIssued from1955
ModelPalm BeachIssued until
SeriePalm BeachNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAllardCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3650 l / 128.90 cu ft / 128.90 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3970 mm / 156.3 in / 156.3 inTotal (curb) weight840 kg / 1852 lb / 1852 lb
Width1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2440 mm / 96.1 in / 96.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity38 l / 8.4 UK gal / 10.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.77 m2 / 19.1 sq ft / 19.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.4 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1508 cm3 / 92.0 cu in / 92.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity377.30 cm3/cylinder / 23.024 cu in/cylinder / 23.024 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio6.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power35.0 kW / 46.9 hp / 46.9 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque101.0 N·m / 74.5 lb·ft / 74.5 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.0 kW / 18.8 hp / 18.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output23.2 kW/l / 0.510 bhp/cu in / 0.510 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque67.0 N·m/l / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in / 0.59 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio56.8 kW/ton / 43.0 bhp/ton / 43.0 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 circle9.0 m / 29.5 ft / 29.5 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front305 mm / 12.0 in / 12.0 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Allard Palm Beach

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