Triumph Herald 12/50 1963-67
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Triumph Herald 12/50 1963-67 Specifications
Bore & Stroke: 69.3mm x 76mm
Displacement: 1,147 cc
Compression ratio: 8.5 to 1
Carburettors: single solex B.30 PSEI
Power output: 51bhp at 5,200rpm

Maximum speed: 81mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 20secs
Overall fuel consumption: 29mpg

Steel body & panels bolted to steel backbone frame

Rear wheel drive
Clutch: Borg & Beck 6.25in single dry plate
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on top 3 gears
Ratios: Top 4.11, 3rd 5.74, 2nd 8.88, 1st & reverse 15.42
Differential ratio: 4.11

Girling hydraulic drums front and rear

Rack and pinion
4.4 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 25ft

Front: Independant coil and wishbone anti-roll bar, rear: independent with transverse leaf spring
Telescopic dampers F&R

Wheels & Tyres
Bolt-on 13in Pressed steel disc
Rims: 31/2D, tyres: 520 /13

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 7.5in
Track - front: 4ft 2.75in
Track - rear: 4ft 0.25in
Overall length: 12ft 9in
Overall width: 5ft
Overall height: 4ft 4in
Dry weight: 16.56cwt

Fuel Tank: 6.75gals
Engine: 8 pints
Cooling: 11 pints
Rear axle: 1 pint

Herald 12/50: 1963-67
Price new in 1963: £635 Total Herald production 1959-71: 289,575