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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1928
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Jarvis
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 08, 2009
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Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block, cast-aluminium head
Displacement 7,668 cc / 467.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 108.0 mm (4.3 in) / 139.7 mm (5.5 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed Rolls Royce Carburettor
Ignition Twin Spark
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 108 bhp / 81 kW @ 2,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 14 bhp / liter

Chassis body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, cantilever springs, friction dampers
Brakes drums all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,823 mm (150.5 in) / 1,461 mm (57.5 in) / 1,461 mm (57.5 in)

Performance figures
Top Speed 140 km/h (87 mph)

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  • Rolls-Royce, 75 years of motoring excellence, by Richard Eves
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