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Turner 950

(1956 model)

Brief specs of 1956 Turner 950

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 947 cm3 / 57.8 cu in / 57.8 cu in, 25.4 kW / 34.1 hp / 34.1 hp @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm, 68.0 N·m / 50.2 lb·ft / 50.2 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 100 km/h / 62 mph / 62 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TurnerIssued from1956
Model950Issued until
Serie950Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTurnerCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3505 mm / 138.0 in / 138.0 inTotal (curb) weight560 kg / 1235 lb / 1235 lb
Width1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inDry weight
Height1194 mm / 47.0 in / 47.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2045 mm / 80.5 in / 80.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1156 mm / 45.5 in / 45.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1137 mm / 44.8 in / 44.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.39 m2 / 15.0 sq ft / 15.0 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 ManufacturerBMCValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore62.9 mm / 2.48 in / 2.48 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement947 cm3 / 57.8 cu in / 57.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity236.75 cm3/cylinder / 14.447 cu in/cylinder / 14.447 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power25.4 kW / 34.1 hp / 34.1 hp at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque68.0 N·m / 50.2 lb·ft / 50.2 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.2 kW / 13.6 hp / 13.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output26.8 kW/l / 0.589 bhp/cu in / 0.589 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque71.8 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.55

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed100 km/h / 62 mph / 62 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio60.7 kW/ton / 46.0 bhp/ton / 46.0 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, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front5.20 x 15Tyres rear5.20 x 15
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Turner 950

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