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Humber Super Snipe Mk II

(1948 model)

Brief specs of 1948 Humber Super Snipe Mk II

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, side valves (flathead, L-block, L-head), 4086 cm3 / 249.3 cu in / 249.3 cu in, 74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HumberIssued from1948
ModelSuper Snipe Mk IIIssued until
SerieSuper SnipeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHumberCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4763 mm / 187.5 in / 187.5 inTotal (curb) weight1746 kg / 3849 lb / 3849 lb
Width1892 mm / 74.5 in / 74.5 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2985 mm / 117.5 in / 117.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1550 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 ManufacturerHumberValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke120.0 mm / 4.72 in / 4.72 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.71
Fuel supply1 St carbEngine displacement4086 cm3 / 249.3 cu in / 249.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity681.00 cm3/cylinder / 41.557 cu in/cylinder / 41.557 cu in/cylinder
Cam Designside valves (flathead, L-block, L-head)Compression ratio6.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power74.6 kW / 100.0 hp / 100.0 hp at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)29.8 kW / 40.0 hp / 40.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output18.3 kW/l / 0.401 bhp/cu in / 0.401 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio57.3 kW/ton / 43.4 bhp/ton / 43.4 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 circle12.3 m / 40.4 ft / 40.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Transverse leaf springSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Humber Super Snipe Mk II

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