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Riley Brooklands

(1928 model)

Brief specs of 1928 Riley Brooklands

2-door 2-seater roadster, 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1087 cm3 / 66.3 cu in / 66.3 cu in, 37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 129 km/h / 80 mph / 80 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RileyIssued from1928
ModelBrooklandsIssued until
SerieBrooklandsNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRileyCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight800 kg / 1764 lb / 1764 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2438 mm / 96.0 in / 96.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1213 mm / 47.8 in / 47.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1213 mm / 47.8 in / 47.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 ManufacturerRileyValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore60.3 mm / 2.37 in / 2.37 in
FuelStroke95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.63
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1087 cm3 / 66.3 cu in / 66.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity271.75 cm3/cylinder / 16.583 cu in/cylinder / 16.583 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio6.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power37.3 kW / 50.0 hp / 50.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.9 kW / 20.0 hp / 20.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.3 kW/l / 0.754 bhp/cu in / 0.754 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.77

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed129 km/h / 80 mph / 80 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio62.5 kW/ton / 47.4 bhp/ton / 47.4 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Riley Brooklands

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