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Buckler Mk DD2

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Buckler Mk DD2

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1480 cm3 / 90.3 cu in / 90.3 cu in, 96.9 kW / 129.9 hp / 129.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BucklerIssued from1957
ModelMk DD2Issued until
SerieMkNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBucklerCountryUK

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

Length3505 mm / 138.0 in / 138.0 inTotal (curb) weight487 kg / 1074 lb / 1074 lb
Width1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2286 mm / 90.0 in / 90.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1257 mm / 49.5 in / 49.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.0 UK gal / 14.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.53  

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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.3 mm / 3.20 in / 3.20 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.1 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1480 cm3 / 90.3 cu in / 90.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity370.00 cm3/cylinder / 22.579 cu in/cylinder / 22.579 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power96.9 kW / 129.9 hp / 129.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)38.8 kW / 52.0 hp / 52.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.5 kW/l / 1.439 bhp/cu in / 1.439 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.5

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio266.9 kW/ton / 202.3 bhp/ton / 202.3 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, Coil springsSuspension rearde Dion axle
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Buckler Mk DD2

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