1964 Daimler 2½ Litre V8

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Specs

Damlier Line drawing

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Year of
Manufacture

1964

County of Origin

Great Britain

Engine

2,548 cc iron block aluminium head V8, push-rod operated overhead valves

Carburation

Twin 1 ¾ inch SU carburettors

Power output

140 BHP (105 kw) @ 5,800 rpm

Transmission

Borg Warner Type 35 - 3 stage epicyclic automatic gearbox with torque converter

Torque

155 foot pounds   (200 newton metres) @ 3,600 rpm

Brakes

Four wheel disc brakes with vacuum servo power assistance

Suspension

Front: Independent coil springs and wishbones with hydraulic dampers
Rear: Cantilevered half-elliptic leaf springs (live axle) with hydraulic dampers

Maximum speed

Approximately 112 mph.   (180 kph)

Weight

30 cwt   (1 ½ tonnes)

0-60 mph
(0-100 KPH)

13.5 seconds

Fuel consumption

20 - 25 mpg   (14 - 11 litres per 100 kms)

Note: This car was overhauled in 2009 and has been meticulously restored to its original state, so today the car is just as it was when it rolled off the assembly line in 1964.

Note: This car was overhauled in 2009 and has been meticulously restored to its original state, so today the car is just as it was when it rolled off the assembly line in 1964.