Vanden Plas Princess Estate 1963-64
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Vanden Plas Princess Estate 1963-64 specifications
6 Cylinder in line
Bore: 83.3mm
Stroke: 89mm
Displacement: 2,912cc
Valves: 12, pushrod overhead
Compression ratio: 8.3 to 1
Carburettors: twin semi
downdraft SU’s
Power output: 120bhp at 4,750rpm; 163 lb/ft at 2,750rpm.

Maximum speed: 96mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 17.9secs
Fuel consumption: 18.3mpg

Borg-Warner 3 speed Automatic (optional extra)
Clutch: Hydraulic, 10in dry plate
Propellar shaft: open needle universal joints
Rear axle: three quarter floating banjo type

Construction: Unitary, pressed steel

Hydraulic, vacuum servo assisted
Front: 103/4in disc
Rear: 10in x 3in drum
Cam & peg, 20:1 ratio
3 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 40ft

Front: Independent coil & wishbone
Rear: semi-elliptic, leaf spring
Armstrong lever arm shock absorbers front & rear

Pressed steel 5 stud
Rostyle ( non std.)
7.50 x 15in radial tyres
(7.50 x 13in standard)

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 9ft 2in
Track - front: 4ft 5.8in
Track - rear: 4ft 5.2in
Overall length: 15ft 71/2in
Overall width: 5ft 8.5in
Overall height: 5ft 0.5in
Ground clearance: 6.2in
*Kerb weight:

Fuel tank: 16 gallons
Sump: 11 pints
Oil filter: 11/2
Cooling system: 201/2 pints
Gearbox: 15 pints

* (to be advised)