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Alvis Silver Eagle SA

(1929 model)

Brief specs of 1929 Alvis Silver Eagle SA

4-door 5-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2147 cm3 / 131.0 cu in / 131.0 cu in, 53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 137 km/h / 85 mph / 85 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AlvisIssued from1929
ModelSilver Eagle SAIssued until
SerieSilver EagleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAlvisCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3962 mm / 156.0 in / 156.0 inTotal (curb) weight1680 kg / 3704 lb / 3704 lb
Width1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2858 mm / 112.5 in / 112.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.39  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 ManufacturerAlvisValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore67.5 mm / 2.66 in / 2.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.68
Fuel supply3 SU carbsEngine displacement2147 cm3 / 131.0 cu in / 131.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity357.83 cm3/cylinder / 21.836 cu in/cylinder / 21.836 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)8.9 kW / 12.0 hp / 12.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output25.0 kW/l / 0.550 bhp/cu in / 0.550 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio5.22

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)19.00 s / 19.00 s / 19.00 sTop (maximal) speed137 km/h / 85 mph / 85 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio42.9 kW/ton / 32.5 bhp/ton / 32.5 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 circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Alvis Silver Eagle SA

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