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Peugeot 403 Station Wagon

(1955 model)

Brief specs of 1955 Peugeot 403 Station Wagon

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1468 cm3 / 89.6 cu in / 89.6 cu in, 48.5 kW / 65.0 hp / 65.0 hp @ 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm, 102.0 N·m / 75.2 lb·ft / 75.2 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PeugeotIssued from1955
Model403 Station WagonIssued until
Serie403Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPeugeot S.A.CountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4150 l / 146.56 cu ft / 146.56 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4610 mm / 181.5 in / 181.5 inTotal (curb) weight1168 kg / 2575 lb / 2575 lb
Width1702 mm / 67.0 in / 67.0 inDry weight
Height1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2896 mm / 114.0 in / 114.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.24 m2 / 24.1 sq ft / 24.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerPeugeotValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.0 mm / 2.87 in / 2.87 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1468 cm3 / 89.6 cu in / 89.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity367.00 cm3/cylinder / 22.396 cu in/cylinder / 22.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power48.5 kW / 65.0 hp / 65.0 hp at 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm / 4900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque102.0 N·m / 75.2 lb·ft / 75.2 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)19.4 kW / 26.0 hp / 26.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output33.0 kW/l / 0.726 bhp/cu in / 0.726 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque69.5 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.75
  Final gear (drive) ratio5.75

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio55.6 kW/ton / 42.2 bhp/ton / 42.2 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Peugeot 403 Station Wagon

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