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Packard 200 De Luxe Automatic

(1953 model)

Brief specs of 1953 Packard 200 De Luxe Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4730 cm3 / 288.6 cu in / 288.6 cu in, 100.7 kW / 135.0 hp / 135.0 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 312.0 N·m / 230.1 lb·ft / 230.1 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 145 km/h / 90 mph / 90 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PackardIssued from1953
Model200 De Luxe AutomaticIssued until
Serie200Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPackardCountryUS

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length5318 mm / 209.4 in / 209.4 inTotal (curb) weight1810 kg / 3990 lb / 3990 lb
Width1972 mm / 77.6 in / 77.6 inDry weight
Height1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3100 mm / 122.0 in / 122.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1542 mm / 60.7 in / 60.7 inWeight distribution (front)55.0 % / 55.0 % / 55.0 %
Ground clearance191 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity73 l / 16.0 UK gal / 19.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.67 m2 / 28.7 sq ft / 28.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerPackardValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.93
Fuel supply1 Ca carbEngine displacement4730 cm3 / 288.6 cu in / 288.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity591.25 cm3/cylinder / 36.080 cu in/cylinder / 36.080 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power100.7 kW / 135.0 hp / 135.0 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque312.0 N·m / 230.1 lb·ft / 230.1 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.8 kW / 42.6 hp / 42.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output21.3 kW/l / 0.468 bhp/cu in / 0.468 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque66.0 N·m/l / 0.58 lb·ft/cu in / 0.58 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)12.10 s / 12.10 s / 12.10 sTop (maximal) speed145 km/h / 90 mph / 90 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)18.20 s / 18.20 s / 18.20 sPower-to-weight ratio74.6 kW/ton / 56.5 bhp/ton / 56.5 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.4 m / 44.0 ft / 44.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension 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 Packard 200 De Luxe Automatic

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