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Datsun 15 Roadster


type 2S DHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke
Cylinders S-4
Displace 0.7 litre 722 cc (44.059 cu in)
Engine type SV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Sump Wet sumped
Compression ratio 5.40:1
Fuel system
Maximum power 16.2 PS (16.0 bhp) (11.9 kW) @ 3600 rpm
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 80 km/h (50 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 32 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque 37.0 Nm (27 ft·lb) (3.8 kgm) @ 2000 rpm
bmep 644 kPa (93.4 psi)
Specific torque 51.25 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Code Type 7
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio
Unitary capacity 180.5 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2005 mm
wheelbase 78.9 in
Length (milimeters) 2790 mm
Length (inches) 109.8 in
Width (milimeters) 1190 mm
Width (inches) 46.9 in
Height (milimeters)
Height (inches)
L:W ratio 1.39
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 500 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 1102 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R
Brake ∅
Braked area
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1936 Datsun 15 Roadster PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1936

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