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Rochdale Olympic Phase II

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 Rochdale Olympic Phase II

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in, 58.2 kW / 78.0 hp / 78.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 132.0 N·m / 97.4 lb·ft / 97.4 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RochdaleIssued from1963
ModelOlympic Phase IIIssued until
SerieOlympicNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRochdaleCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3734 mm / 147.0 in / 147.0 inTotal (curb) weight650 kg / 1433 lb / 1433 lb
Width1625 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inDry weight
Height1245 mm / 49.0 in / 49.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2197 mm / 86.5 in / 86.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1283 mm / 50.5 in / 50.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1283 mm / 50.5 in / 50.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

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 ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.7 mm / 2.86 in / 2.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supply1 We carbEngine displacement1498 cm3 / 91.4 cu in / 91.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity374.50 cm3/cylinder / 22.853 cu in/cylinder / 22.853 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power58.2 kW / 78.0 hp / 78.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque132.0 N·m / 97.4 lb·ft / 97.4 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)19.4 kW / 26.1 hp / 26.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.9 kW/l / 0.854 bhp/cu in / 0.854 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque88.1 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.40 s / 11.40 s / 11.40 sPower-to-weight ratio120.0 kW/ton / 90.9 bhp/ton / 90.9 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle7.3 m / 24.0 ft / 24.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Rochdale Olympic Phase II

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