Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Daimler logo

Daimler Majestic Major

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Daimler Majestic Major

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4561 cm3 / 278.3 cu in / 278.3 cu in, 164.1 kW / 220.1 hp / 220.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 384.0 N·m / 283.2 lb·ft / 283.2 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 192 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DaimlerIssued from1959
ModelMajestic MajorIssued until
SerieMajesticNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDaimlerCountryDE,UK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length5131 mm / 202.0 in / 202.0 inTotal (curb) weight1778 kg / 3920 lb / 3920 lb
Width1867 mm / 73.5 in / 73.5 inDry weight
Height1594 mm / 62.8 in / 62.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2896 mm / 114.0 in / 114.0 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 clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity73 l / 16.0 UK gal / 19.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.53 m2 / 27.2 sq ft / 27.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerDaimlerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement4561 cm3 / 278.3 cu in / 278.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity570.13 cm3/cylinder / 34.791 cu in/cylinder / 34.791 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power164.1 kW / 220.1 hp / 220.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque384.0 N·m / 283.2 lb·ft / 283.2 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)23.2 kW / 31.1 hp / 31.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output36.0 kW/l / 0.791 bhp/cu in / 0.791 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque84.2 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.77

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)7.50 s / 7.50 s / 7.50 sTop (maximal) speed192 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio123.7 kW/ton / 93.7 bhp/ton / 93.7 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
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Daimler Majestic Major

Infobox

Tips and tricks for lowering car insurance costs in Great Britain

If you’re trying to finesse the lowest price of car insurance in Great Britain, there are a few things to watch out for. Car insurance marketing is clever. Its aim is to make you feel you’re getting the best deal but to maximise the insurer’s profit at the same time.

Get a ‘new’ quote from your existing insurer

Often applying to your existing insurer as a new customer produces a cheaper price than its renewal quote. Insurers put out more competitive prices to attract new customers so simply start again and you could be better off.

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist