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Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane Coupé

(1949 model)

Brief specs of 1949 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane Coupé

4-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2309 cm3 / 140.9 cu in / 140.9 cu in, 55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Armstrong SiddeleyIssued from1949
ModelHurricane CoupéIssued until
SerieHurricaneNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerArmstrong SiddeleyCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4725 mm / 186.0 in / 186.0 inTotal (curb) weight1412 kg / 3113 lb / 3113 lb
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2921 mm / 115.0 in / 115.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.7
Fuel supply1 St carbEngine displacement2309 cm3 / 140.9 cu in / 140.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity384.83 cm3/cylinder / 23.484 cu in/cylinder / 23.484 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio6.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power55.9 kW / 75.0 hp / 75.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque145.0 N·m / 106.9 lb·ft / 106.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.4 kW / 30.0 hp / 30.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output24.2 kW/l / 0.532 bhp/cu in / 0.532 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque62.8 N·m/l / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in / 0.55 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio5.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio53.1 kW/ton / 40.2 bhp/ton / 40.2 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 frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension 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 Hurricane Coupé

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