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Berkeley QB95

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Berkeley QB95

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder 4-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 692 cm3 / 42.2 cu in / 42.2 cu in, 29.8 kW / 40.0 hp / 40.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 58.0 N·m / 42.8 lb·ft / 42.8 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BerkeleyIssued from1959
ModelQB95Issued until
SerieQBNumber 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

Length3391 mm / 133.5 in / 133.5 inTotal (curb) weight381 kg / 840 lb / 840 lb
Width1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inDry weight
Height1168 mm / 46.0 in / 46.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase1981 mm / 78.0 in / 78.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1175 mm / 46.3 in / 46.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1168 mm / 46.0 in / 46.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity25 l / 5.5 UK gal / 6.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.36 m2 / 14.7 sq ft / 14.7 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 valves4
Engine ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.78
Fuel supply1 Am carbEngine displacement692 cm3 / 42.2 cu in / 42.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity346.00 cm3/cylinder / 21.114 cu in/cylinder / 21.114 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power29.8 kW / 40.0 hp / 40.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque58.0 N·m / 42.8 lb·ft / 42.8 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)11.9 kW / 16.0 hp / 16.0 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output43.1 kW/l / 0.946 bhp/cu in / 0.946 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.8 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1.93
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.23

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio105.0 kW/ton / 79.5 bhp/ton / 79.5 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.3Turning 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 QB95

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