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  Napier-Railton Special
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1933
Numbers built:one-off
Designed by:Gurney Nutting
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 02, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Napier Lion W12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block, cast-iron head
Displacement 23,970 cc / 1462.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 139.7 mm (5.5 in) / 130.2 mm (5.1 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 3 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 600 bhp / 448 KW @ 2,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 25 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, twin friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, double semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Brakes drums, rear
Gearbox Moss 3 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 2,049 kilo / 4,517 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,302 mm (130 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in) / 1,524 mm (60 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.29 bhp / kg
Top Speed 274 km/h (170 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Road & Track (July, 1977)
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