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Standard Vanguard 6

(1961 model)

Brief specs of 1961 Standard Vanguard 6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 59.7 kW / 80.1 hp / 80.1 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 147.0 N·m / 108.4 lb·ft / 108.4 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)StandardIssued from1961
ModelVanguard 6Issued until
SerieVanguardNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerStandardCountryDE,UK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4356 mm / 171.5 in / 171.5 inTotal (curb) weight1194 kg / 2632 lb / 2632 lb
Width1715 mm / 67.5 in / 67.5 inDry weight
Height1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2591 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance184 mm / 7.2 in / 7.2 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.0 UK gal / 14.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerStandardValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore74.7 mm / 2.94 in / 2.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.0 mm / 2.99 in / 2.99 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supply2 So carbsEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity333.00 cm3/cylinder / 20.321 cu in/cylinder / 20.321 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power59.7 kW / 80.1 hp / 80.1 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque147.0 N·m / 108.4 lb·ft / 108.4 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)19.6 kW / 26.3 hp / 26.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.9 kW/l / 0.657 bhp/cu in / 0.657 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.6 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)12.10 s / 12.10 s / 12.10 sTop (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)18.90 s / 18.90 s / 18.90 sPower-to-weight ratio67.0 kW/ton / 50.8 bhp/ton / 50.8 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 frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive 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 Standard Vanguard 6

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