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Packard Patrician

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Packard Patrician

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 6135 cm3 / 374.4 cu in / 374.4 cu in, 216.3 kW / 290.1 hp / 290.1 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 549.0 N·m / 404.9 lb·ft / 404.9 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PackardIssued from1957
ModelPatricianIssued until
SeriePatricianNumber 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

Length5575 mm / 219.5 in / 219.5 inTotal (curb) weight1930 kg / 4255 lb / 4255 lb
Width1981 mm / 78.0 in / 78.0 inDry weight
Height1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3226 mm / 127.0 in / 127.0 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 ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.65 m2 / 28.5 sq ft / 28.5 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 constructionBore104.8 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supply1 Ro carbEngine displacement6135 cm3 / 374.4 cu in / 374.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity766.88 cm3/cylinder / 46.798 cu in/cylinder / 46.798 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power216.3 kW / 290.1 hp / 290.1 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque549.0 N·m / 404.9 lb·ft / 404.9 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)86.5 kW / 116.0 hp / 116.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.3 kW/l / 0.775 bhp/cu in / 0.775 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque89.5 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio150.3 kW/ton / 113.8 bhp/ton / 113.8 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 circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Packard Patrician

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