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Vauxhall VX 4

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 Vauxhall VX 4

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1594 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in, 64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VauxhallIssued from1963
ModelVX 4Issued until
SerieVXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVauxhallCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4140 l / 146.20 cu ft / 146.20 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4410 mm / 173.6 in / 173.6 inTotal (curb) weight1010 kg / 2227 lb / 2227 lb
Width1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore81.7 mm / 3.22 in / 3.22 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1594 cm3 / 97.3 cu in / 97.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.47 cm3/cylinder / 24.377 cu in/cylinder / 24.377 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)25.6 kW / 34.3 hp / 34.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.1 kW/l / 0.882 bhp/cu in / 0.882 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.1 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio85.8 kW/ton / 65.0 bhp/ton / 65.0 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 circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Vauxhall VX 4

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