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                            Consul MKI

Engine:    4-Cylinder in-line overhead valves.   Bore x stroke 79.37mm x 76.2mm, capacity 1,508cc.   Compression ratio 6.8:1, Maximum power 47BHP (nett) at 4,400rpm   Maximum Torque 72lb/ft (nett) at 2,400rpm.  

Transmission:   3-speed manual gearbox.   Axle ratio 4.625:1 (4.556 from November 1952).   MPH/1,000rpm with 4.625:1 Axle:= 1st Gear 5.24, 2nd 9.06, Top 14.9, with 4.556:1 Axle:- 1st Gear 5.38*, 2nd 9.3*, Top 15.3* (*Lower 1st & 2nd gear ratios fitted between November 1952 and April 1953, giving 4.67 and 9.04mph/1,000rpm respectively).

Tyres:   Cross-ply, 5.90 x 13, pressure 28psi.   When 165 x 13 Radial-ply tyres fitted, overall gearing is reduced to 14.6mph/1,000rpm.

Brakes:   Lining area 121 sq inches.

Steering:   Ratio 13:6:1, 2 and a half turns, lock to lock.   Turning circle 40ft 6inches.

Dimensions:   Length, 13 feet 10 inches.   Width, 5 feet 4 inches.   Height, 5 feet three quarter inches.   Wheelbase, 8 feet 4 inches.   Ground clearance, 6 and a half inches.   Track, 4 feet 2 inches at the front and 4 feet 1 inch at the back.

Weight:   21 and three quarter cwt (unladen).

                          Consul MKII

Engine:   4-Cylinder in-line, overhead valves.   Bore x stroke 82.55mm x 79.55mm, capacity 1,703cc.   Compression ratio 7.8:1 (6.9:1 optional).   Maximum power 59BHP (nett) at 4,400rpm (55BHP at 4,500rpm with 6.9:1 CR).   Maximum torque 91lb/ft (nett) at 2,300rpm (87lb/ft at 2,300rpm with 6.9:1 CR).

Transmission:   3 speed manual gear box.   Axle ratio 4.11:1.   MPH/1,000rpm: 1st 5.95, 2nd 10.2, Top 16.9.

Tyres:   Cross-ply 5.90 x 13, pressure 28psi.   When 165 x 13 radial-ply tyres fitted, overall gearing is reduced to 16.2mph/1,000rpm.

Brakes:   Lining area 147sq inches.   With disc/drum system, swept area is 299sq inches.

Steering:   Ratio 16.8:1, 3 and a quarter turns lock to lock (ratio 18.1:1, 3 & a half turns lock to lock from October 1957), Turning circle 34 feet.

Dimensions:   Length 14 feet 4 inches (14 feet 6 & a half inches from February 1959), Width, 5 feet 9 inches, Height, 5 feet 2 inches, (5 feet & half an inch from February 1959), Wheelbase, 8 feet 8 & a half inches, Ground clearance, 6 & a quarter inches, Track, 4 feet 5 inches at the front & 4 feet 4 inches at the back.

Weight:   22 & a quarter cwt (unladen).

 

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