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Alvis Firebird

(1934 model)

Brief specs of 1934 Alvis Firebird

petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1842 cm3 / 112.4 cu in / 112.4 cu in, 41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 114 km/h / 71 mph / 71 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AlvisIssued from1934
ModelFirebirdIssued until
SerieFirebirdNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAlvisCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4394 mm / 173.0 in / 173.0 inTotal (curb) weight1372 kg / 3025 lb / 3025 lb
Width1626 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase3010 mm / 118.5 in / 118.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.46  

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 cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAlvisValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke110.0 mm / 4.33 in / 4.33 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.66
Fuel supply1 SU carbEngine displacement1842 cm3 / 112.4 cu in / 112.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity460.50 cm3/cylinder / 28.101 cu in/cylinder / 28.101 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio5.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)6.1 kW / 8.2 hp / 8.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.3 kW/l / 0.489 bhp/cu in / 0.489 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)23.00 s / 23.00 s / 23.00 sTop (maximal) speed114 km/h / 71 mph / 71 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio40.1 kW/ton / 30.4 bhp/ton / 30.4 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 Firebird

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