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Prince Skyline

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Prince Skyline

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1484 cm3 / 90.6 cu in / 90.6 cu in, 44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 126 km/h / 78 mph / 78 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PrinceIssued from1957
ModelSkylineIssued until
SerieSkylineNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPrinceCountryJP

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4288 mm / 168.8 in / 168.8 inTotal (curb) weight1287 kg / 2837 lb / 2837 lb
Width1669 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1537 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2530 mm / 99.6 in / 99.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1336 mm / 52.6 in / 52.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1382 mm / 54.4 in / 54.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance203 mm / 8.0 in / 8.0 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.5 sq ft / 23.5 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 ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1484 cm3 / 90.6 cu in / 90.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity371.00 cm3/cylinder / 22.640 cu in/cylinder / 22.640 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque106.0 N·m / 78.2 lb·ft / 78.2 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output30.1 kW/l / 0.662 bhp/cu in / 0.662 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque71.4 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed126 km/h / 78 mph / 78 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio46.6 kW/ton / 35.3 bhp/ton / 35.3 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 circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearde Dion axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Prince Skyline

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