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Studebaker Commander Coupé

(1954 model)

Brief specs of 1954 Studebaker Commander Coupé

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3674 cm3 / 224.2 cu in / 224.2 cu in, 104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, rear wheel drive, 150 km/h / 93 mph / 93 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)StudebakerIssued from1954
ModelCommander CoupéIssued until
SerieCommanderNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerStudebakerCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5193 mm / 204.4 in / 204.4 inTotal (curb) weight1420 kg / 3131 lb / 3131 lb
Width1803 mm / 71.0 in / 71.0 inDry weight
Height1429 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3061 mm / 120.5 in / 120.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.19 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 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 Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore90.5 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.4 mm / 2.81 in / 2.81 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.27
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3674 cm3 / 224.2 cu in / 224.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity459.25 cm3/cylinder / 28.025 cu in/cylinder / 28.025 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.8 kW / 56.0 hp / 56.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.4 kW/l / 0.625 bhp/cu in / 0.625 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed150 km/h / 93 mph / 93 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio98.6 kW/ton / 74.7 bhp/ton / 74.7 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 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 Studebaker Commander Coupé

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