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Packard Twin Six V12 Tenth Series

(1934 model)

Brief specs of 1934 Packard Twin Six V12 Tenth Series

2-door 5-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 24-valve V engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 7298 cm3 / 445.4 cu in / 445.4 cu in, 130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 150 km/h / 93 mph / 93 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PackardIssued from1934
ModelTwin Six V12 Tenth SeriesIssued until
SerieTwinNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPackardCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5461 mm / 215.0 in / 215.0 inTotal (curb) weight2794 kg / 6160 lb / 6160 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase3530 mm / 139.0 in / 139.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
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 cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (76.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerPackardValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore87.3 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supply1 St EE3 carbEngine displacement7298 cm3 / 445.4 cu in / 445.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity608.17 cm3/cylinder / 37.113 cu in/cylinder / 37.113 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio6.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.8 kW / 81.6 hp / 81.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output17.9 kW/l / 0.393 bhp/cu in / 0.393 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.41

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed150 km/h / 93 mph / 93 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)17.00 s / 17.00 s / 17.00 sPower-to-weight ratio62.6 kW/ton / 47.5 bhp/ton / 47.5 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
Steeringworm & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front7.50 x 17Tyres rear7.50 x 17
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Packard Twin Six V12 Tenth Series

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