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Panhard PL 17

(1960 model)

Brief specs of 1960 Panhard PL 17

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder 4-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 848 cm3 / 51.7 cu in / 51.7 cu in, 30.6 kW / 41.0 hp / 41.0 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 69.0 N·m / 50.9 lb·ft / 50.9 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 127 km/h / 79 mph / 79 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PanhardIssued from1960
ModelPL 17Issued until
SeriePLNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPanhardCountryFR

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4582 mm / 180.4 in / 180.4 inTotal (curb) weight838 kg / 1847 lb / 1847 lb
Width1657 mm / 65.2 in / 65.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1299 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1299 mm / 51.1 in / 51.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance162 mm / 6.4 in / 6.4 inFuel capacity43 l / 9.5 UK gal / 11.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.06 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves4
Engine ManufacturerPanhardValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.8 mm / 3.34 in / 3.34 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.13
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement848 cm3 / 51.7 cu in / 51.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity424.00 cm3/cylinder / 25.874 cu in/cylinder / 25.874 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power30.6 kW / 41.0 hp / 41.0 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque69.0 N·m / 50.9 lb·ft / 50.9 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.5 kW / 14.1 hp / 14.1 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output36.1 kW/l / 0.793 bhp/cu in / 0.793 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque81.4 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio6.15

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed127 km/h / 79 mph / 79 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)22.30 s / 22.30 s / 22.30 sPower-to-weight ratio48.9 kW/ton / 37.1 bhp/ton / 37.1 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 time25.80 s / 25.80 s / 25.80 s (top 63 km/h / 39 mph / 39 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Transverse leaf springSuspension rearLive axle, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front145 x 380Tyres rear145 x 380
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Panhard PL 17

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