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Holden HD Special Sedan

(1966 model)

Brief specs of 1966 Holden HD Special Sedan

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2447 cm3 / 149.3 cu in / 149.3 cu in, 74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HoldenIssued from1966
ModelHD Special SedanIssued until
SerieHDNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHoldenCountryAU

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4569 mm / 179.9 in / 179.9 inTotal (curb) weight1181 kg / 2604 lb / 2604 lb
Width1778 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
Height1501 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1369 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity52 l / 11.5 UK gal / 13.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.27 m2 / 24.4 sq ft / 24.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerHoldenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2447 cm3 / 149.3 cu in / 149.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity407.83 cm3/cylinder / 24.887 cu in/cylinder / 24.887 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque197.0 N·m / 145.3 lb·ft / 145.3 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)29.8 kW / 40.0 hp / 40.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output30.5 kW/l / 0.670 bhp/cu in / 0.670 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque80.5 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio84.7 kW/ton / 64.2 bhp/ton / 64.2 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
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.40-13Tyres rear6.40-13
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Holden HD Special Sedan

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