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Allard
72XK Palm Beach
(1956)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Allard 72XK Palm Beach
Allard
SeriePalm Beach
Model family
Model72XK Palm Beach
Model code
Issued from1956
Issued until
Country of originUK
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats2
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2438 / 96.0 / 96.0
Track front [mm / in / in]1321 / 52.0 / 52.0
Track rear [mm / in / in]1321 / 52.0 / 52.0
Length [mm / in / in]3810 / 150.0 / 150.0
Width [mm / in / in]1600 / 63.0 / 63.0
Height [mm / in / in]1372 / 54.0 / 54.0
Length/wheelbase ratio1.56
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]965 / 2127 / 2127
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]1.87 / 20.1 / 20.1 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerJaguar
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type Details
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)
Total number of cylinders6
Total number of valves12
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]83.0 / 3.27 / 3.27
Stroke [mm / in / in]106.0 / 4.17 / 4.17
Bore/Stroke ratio0.78
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]3442 / 210.0 / 210.0
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]573.67 / 35.007 / 35.007
Compression ratio8.0
Fuel supply2 SU carbs
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converterno
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]141.7 / 190.0 / 190.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5500 / 5500 / 5500
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]285.0 / 210.2 / 210.2
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2500 / 2500 / 2500
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]56.7 / 76.0 / 76.0 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]41.2 / 0.905 / 0.905
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]82.8 / 0.72 / 0.72

Transmission

 
Transmission type
Number of gears
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio
Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]196.9 / 149.2 / 149.2
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]193 / 120 / 120
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steering
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs
Suspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes front
Brakes rear
Brakes details
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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