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Vanden Plas Princess 4-Litre R

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Vanden Plas Princess 4-Litre R

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3909 cm3 / 238.5 cu in / 238.5 cu in, 130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, 296.0 N·m / 218.3 lb·ft / 218.3 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Vanden PlasIssued from1964
ModelPrincess 4-Litre RIssued until
SeriePrincessNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVanden PlasCountryNL

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4775 mm / 188.0 in / 188.0 inTotal (curb) weight1575 kg / 3472 lb / 3472 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1499 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2794 mm / 110.0 in / 110.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1365 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1365 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

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 ManufacturerRolls-RoyceValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke91.4 mm / 3.60 in / 3.60 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement3909 cm3 / 238.5 cu in / 238.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity651.50 cm3/cylinder / 39.757 cu in/cylinder / 39.757 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power130.5 kW / 175.0 hp / 175.0 hp at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque296.0 N·m / 218.3 lb·ft / 218.3 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.5 kW / 22.2 hp / 22.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output33.4 kW/l / 0.734 bhp/cu in / 0.734 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.7 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.15

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)9.30 s / 9.30 s / 9.30 sTop (maximal) speed171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio111.1 kW/ton / 84.2 bhp/ton / 84.2 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Vanden Plas Princess 4-Litre R

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