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Daimler Double Six

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Daimler Double Six

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 5344 cm3 / 326.1 cu in / 326.1 cu in, 220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 434.0 N·m / 320.1 lb·ft / 320.1 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DaimlerIssued from1972
ModelDouble SixIssued until
SerieDouble SixNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerDaimlerCountryDE,UK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4945 mm / 194.7 in / 194.7 inTotal (curb) weight1930 kg / 4255 lb / 4255 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1375 mm / 54.1 in / 54.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2865 mm / 112.8 in / 112.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.44Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.91 m2 / 9.8 sq ft / 9.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)22.6 kW / 30.3 hp / 30.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supplyLu-Bo fuel inj.Engine displacement5344 cm3 / 326.1 cu in / 326.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity445.33 cm3/cylinder / 27.176 cu in/cylinder / 27.176 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio12.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque434.0 N·m / 320.1 lb·ft / 320.1 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.2 kW / 118.3 hp / 118.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.2 kW/l / 0.905 bhp/cu in / 0.905 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque81.2 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sTop (maximal) speed241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.70 s / 8.70 s / 8.70 sPower-to-weight ratio152.8 kW/ton / 115.8 bhp/ton / 115.8 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent,TvA, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Daimler Double Six

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