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Tchaika Tchaika

(1958 model)

Brief specs of 1958 Tchaika Tchaika

4-door 7-seater limousine, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4800 cm3 / 292.9 cu in / 292.9 cu in, 134.2 kW / 180.0 hp / 180.0 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 353.0 N·m / 260.4 lb·ft / 260.4 lb·ft @ 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm, automatic transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TchaikaIssued from1958
ModelTchaikaIssued until
SerieTchaikaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typelimousineNumber of seats7
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5509 mm / 216.9 in / 216.9 inTotal (curb) weight1801 kg / 3971 lb / 3971 lb
Width1999 mm / 78.7 in / 78.7 inDry weight
Height1631 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3200 mm / 126.0 in / 126.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.77 m2 / 29.8 sq ft / 29.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4800 cm3 / 292.9 cu in / 292.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity600.00 cm3/cylinder / 36.614 cu in/cylinder / 36.614 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power134.2 kW / 180.0 hp / 180.0 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque353.0 N·m / 260.4 lb·ft / 260.4 lb·ft at 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output28.0 kW/l / 0.614 bhp/cu in / 0.614 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.5 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio99.9 kW/ton / 75.7 bhp/ton / 75.7 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


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringcam & rollerSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), 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 Tchaika Tchaika


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