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De Dion Bouton 8 hp Model R

Brief specs of De Dion Bouton 8 hp Model R

2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 1-cylinder 2-valve single cylinder engine, OISE (overhead inlet, side exhaust valve), 943 cm3 / 57.5 cu in / 57.5 cu in, 4.5 kW / 6.0 hp / 6.0 hp @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 40 km/h / 25 mph / 25 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)De Dion BoutonIssued from
Model8 hp Model RIssued until
Serie8 hpNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDe Dion BoutonCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length2340 mm / 92.1 in / 92.1 inTotal (curb) weight
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase1560 mm / 61.4 in / 61.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1120 mm / 44.1 in / 44.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1120 mm / 44.1 in / 44.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5  

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 cylinders1
Engine Typesingle cylinder Total number of valves2
Engine ManufacturerDe Dion BoutonValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron blockBore100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke120.0 mm / 4.72 in / 4.72 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supply1 De Dion Bouton carbEngine displacement943 cm3 / 57.5 cu in / 57.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity943.00 cm3/cylinder / 57.545 cu in/cylinder / 57.545 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOISE (overhead inlet, side exhaust valve)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power4.5 kW / 6.0 hp / 6.0 hp at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)1.8 kW / 2.4 hp / 2.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output4.8 kW/l / 0.105 bhp/cu in / 0.105 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed40 km/h / 25 mph / 25 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 frontBA, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearde Dion axle,3¼E Leaf spring
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front710 x 90Tyres rear710 x 90
Brakes frontBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of De Dion Bouton 8 hp Model R

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