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Humber Super Snipe III

(1960 model)

Brief specs of 1960 Humber Super Snipe III

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2965 cm3 / 180.9 cu in / 180.9 cu in, 92.5 kW / 124.0 hp / 124.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HumberIssued from1960
ModelSuper Snipe IIIIssued until
SerieSuper SnipeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHumberCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4775 mm / 188.0 in / 188.0 inTotal (curb) weight1506 kg / 3320 lb / 3320 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2794 mm / 110.0 in / 110.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1445 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1410 mm / 55.5 in / 55.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity73 l / 16.0 UK gal / 19.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.32 m2 / 25.0 sq ft / 25.0 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) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerHumberValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore87.3 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement2965 cm3 / 180.9 cu in / 180.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity494.17 cm3/cylinder / 30.156 cu in/cylinder / 30.156 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.5 kW / 124.0 hp / 124.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)12.0 kW / 16.0 hp / 16.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.2 kW/l / 0.686 bhp/cu in / 0.686 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque60.7 N·m/l / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in / 0.53 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.22

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)12.10 s / 12.10 s / 12.10 sTop (maximal) speed152 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio82.3 kW/ton / 62.4 bhp/ton / 62.4 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-lock4Turning circle11.6 m / 38.1 ft / 38.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Humber Super Snipe III

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