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Packard Patrician 6.2

(1956 model)

Brief specs of 1956 Packard Patrician 6.2

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, 6135 cm3 / 374.4 cu in / 374.4 cu in, 213.0 kW / 285.6 hp / 285.6 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 549.0 N·m / 404.9 lb·ft / 404.9 lb·ft, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PackardIssued from1956
ModelPatrician 6.2Issued until
SeriePatricianNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPackardCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)6390 l / 225.66 cu ft / 225.66 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5580 mm / 219.7 in / 219.7 inTotal (curb) weight2075 kg / 4575 lb / 4575 lb
Width1990 mm / 78.3 in / 78.3 inDry weight
Height1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3240 mm / 127.6 in / 127.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity77 l / 16.9 UK gal / 20.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.67 m2 / 28.8 sq ft / 28.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore104.8 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supplyEngine displacement6135 cm3 / 374.4 cu in / 374.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity766.86 cm3/cylinder / 46.797 cu in/cylinder / 46.797 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power213.0 kW / 285.6 hp / 285.6 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque549.0 N·m / 404.9 lb·ft / 404.9 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)85.2 kW / 114.3 hp / 114.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.7 kW/l / 0.763 bhp/cu in / 0.763 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque89.5 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio139.8 kW/ton / 105.9 bhp/ton / 105.9 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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Packard Patrician 6.2

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