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Humber Imperial

(1938 model)

Brief specs of 1938 Humber Imperial

petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 4086 cm3 / 249.3 cu in / 249.3 cu in, 74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 130 km/h / 81 mph / 81 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HumberIssued from1938
ModelImperialIssued until
SerieImperialNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHumberCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4877 mm / 192.0 in / 192.0 inTotal (curb) weight1905 kg / 4200 lb / 4200 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase3150 mm / 124.0 in / 124.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance187 mm / 7.4 in / 7.4 inFuel capacity73 l / 16.0 UK gal / 19.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.55  

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 cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerHumberValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke120.0 mm / 4.72 in / 4.72 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.71
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4086 cm3 / 249.3 cu in / 249.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity681.00 cm3/cylinder / 41.557 cu in/cylinder / 41.557 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output18.3 kW/l / 0.401 bhp/cu in / 0.401 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.3

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)12.20 s / 12.20 s / 12.20 sTop (maximal) speed130 km/h / 81 mph / 81 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio52.5 kW/ton / 39.8 bhp/ton / 39.8 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 circle13.7 m / 44.9 ft / 44.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Transverse leaf springSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Humber Imperial

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