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Rover P5

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Rover P5

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2995 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 78.0 kW / 104.6 hp / 104.6 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 222.0 N·m / 163.7 lb·ft / 163.7 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RoverIssued from1959
ModelP5Issued until
SerieP5Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRoverCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4750 mm / 187.0 in / 187.0 inTotal (curb) weight1584 kg / 3492 lb / 3492 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2820 mm / 111.0 in / 111.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance210 mm / 8.3 in / 8.3 inFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.17 m2 / 12.6 sq ft / 12.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)29.1 kW / 39.0 hp / 39.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore77.8 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke105.0 mm / 4.13 in / 4.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.74
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2995 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.16 cm3/cylinder / 30.461 cu in/cylinder / 30.461 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power78.0 kW / 104.6 hp / 104.6 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque222.0 N·m / 163.7 lb·ft / 163.7 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.2 kW / 41.8 hp / 41.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output26.4 kW/l / 0.580 bhp/cu in / 0.580 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque74.1 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
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 ratio67.4 kW/ton / 51.1 bhp/ton / 51.1 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 frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Rover P5

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