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Pontiac Star Chief

(1955 model)

Brief specs of 1955 Pontiac Star Chief

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 4715 cm3 / 287.7 cu in / 287.7 cu in, 129.0 kW / 173.0 hp / 173.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PontiacIssued from1955
ModelStar ChiefIssued until
SerieStar ChiefNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPontiacCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5950 l / 210.12 cu ft / 210.12 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5160 mm / 203.1 in / 203.1 inTotal (curb) weight1656 kg / 3651 lb / 3651 lb
Width1930 mm / 76.0 in / 76.0 inDry weight
Height1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3110 mm / 122.4 in / 122.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.53 m2 / 27.2 sq ft / 27.2 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 (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4715 cm3 / 287.7 cu in / 287.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power129.0 kW / 173.0 hp / 173.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)51.6 kW / 69.2 hp / 69.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output27.4 kW/l / 0.601 bhp/cu in / 0.601 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber 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 ratio106.1 kW/ton / 80.4 bhp/ton / 80.4 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle15.0 m / 49.2 ft / 49.2 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Pontiac Star Chief

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