Daimler V8 250 Saloon 1967-69 (wire wheels)
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Daimler V8 250 saloon 1967-69 specifications
Engine: Cylinder V, cast iron block, OHV, alloy head
Bore & Stroke: 76.2mm x 69.85mm
Displacement: 2,548 cc
Compression ratio: 8.2 to 1
Carburettors: two 13/4 HD6 SU
Power output: 140bhp at 5,800rpm
Max torque: 155 ft lb at 3,600rpm
Maximum speed:119.9mph
Acceleration (0-60mph): 13.5secs
Overall fuel consumption: 16mpg
Transmission: RWD, manual 4-speed with Laycock de Normanville overdrive
Ratios: Top 3.54, 2nd 7.012, 3rd 4.541,1st and reverse 11.95 to one
Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer
Clutch: single dry plate 10in
Construction: unitary all steel
Brakes: servo-assisted, discs all round, front 11in disc, rear 11.75in disc
Steering: power assisted, rack and pinion, 4.3 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 36ft 9in(between kerbs) 30ft 8in(between walls)
Suspension: front semi-trailing wishbone & coil, rear live axle on cantilever leaf, radius arms, Panhard rod & telescopic dampers
Wheels: centre lock 15in wire x 5in rims with 640 ax 13 tubed radial tyres
Wheelbase: 107.4in
Track: front 55in, rear 53.4in
Overall length: 180.75in
Overall width: 66.75in
Overall height: 57.5in
Ground clearance: 7in
Kerb weight: 29.9cwt
Weight distr. f/r: 56.5%/43.5%
Luggage space: approx 13cu ft
Capacities: Petrol tank 12 Imp gal, oil: 13 pints, cooling: 20 pints

V8-250 Production: 1967-1969 ?Over 17,600 built, Coventry, England