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Berkeley Sports

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Berkeley Sports

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder straight (inline) engine, two stroke, 322 cm3 / 19.6 cu in / 19.6 cu in, 11.2 kW / 15.0 hp / 15.0 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 105 km/h / 65 mph / 65 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BerkeleyIssued from1957
ModelSportsIssued until
SerieSportsNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBerkeleyCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3124 mm / 123.0 in / 123.0 inTotal (curb) weight280 kg / 617 lb / 617 lb
Width1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inDry weight
Height1050 mm / 41.3 in / 41.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase1778 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1118 mm / 44.0 in / 44.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1118 mm / 44.0 in / 44.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance127 mm / 5.0 in / 5.0 inFuel capacity16 l / 3.5 UK gal / 4.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.13 m2 / 12.2 sq ft / 12.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves0
Engine ManufacturerAnzaniValves per cylinder0
Engine constructionBore60.0 mm / 2.36 in / 2.36 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke57.0 mm / 2.24 in / 2.24 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement322 cm3 / 19.6 cu in / 19.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity161.00 cm3/cylinder / 9.825 cu in/cylinder / 9.825 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designtwo strokeCompression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power11.2 kW / 15.0 hp / 15.0 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)4.5 kW / 6.0 hp / 6.0 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output34.8 kW/l / 0.764 bhp/cu in / 0.764 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio5.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed105 km/h / 65 mph / 65 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio53.6 kW/ton / 40.6 bhp/ton / 40.6 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 alignmenttransverse
Steeringworm & nutSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle8.5 m / 27.9 ft / 27.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Berkeley Sports

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