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Armstrong Siddeley 17

(1934 model)

Brief specs of 1934 Armstrong Siddeley 17

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2396 cm3 / 146.2 cu in / 146.2 cu in, 44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, Wilson pre-selector 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Armstrong SiddeleyIssued from1934
Model17Issued until
Serie17Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerArmstrong SiddeleyCountryUK


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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4547 mm / 179.0 in / 179.0 inTotal (curb) weight1640 kg / 3616 lb / 3616 lb
Width1753 mm / 69.0 in / 69.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2946 mm / 116.0 in / 116.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance203 mm / 8.0 in / 8.0 inFuel capacity64 l / 14.0 UK gal / 16.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.54  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerArmstrong-SiddeleyValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore66.7 mm / 2.62 in / 2.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke114.4 mm / 4.50 in / 4.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.58
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2396 cm3 / 146.2 cu in / 146.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.33 cm3/cylinder / 24.369 cu in/cylinder / 24.369 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output18.7 kW/l / 0.410 bhp/cu in / 0.410 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque


Transmission typeWilson pre-selectorNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio5.1


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio36.6 kW/ton / 27.7 bhp/ton / 27.7 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


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 Armstrong Siddeley 17


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