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Playboy Convertible

(1948 model)

Brief specs of 1948 Playboy Convertible

2-door 3-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 2175 cm3 / 132.7 cu in / 132.7 cu in, 35.8 kW / 48.0 hp / 48.0 hp, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PlayboyIssued from1948
ModelConvertibleIssued until
SerieConvertibleNumber made97
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPlayboyCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats3
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3962 mm / 156.0 in / 156.0 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inDry weight
Height1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2286 mm / 90.0 in / 90.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1194 mm / 47.0 in / 47.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1194 mm / 47.0 in / 47.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.72 m2 / 18.5 sq ft / 18.5 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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerHerculesValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.81
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2175 cm3 / 132.7 cu in / 132.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity543.75 cm3/cylinder / 33.182 cu in/cylinder / 33.182 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power35.8 kW / 48.0 hp / 48.0 hp at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.3 kW / 19.2 hp / 19.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output16.5 kW/l / 0.362 bhp/cu in / 0.362 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.00 x 12Tyres rear5.00 x 12
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Playboy Convertible

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