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Hudson Hornet


type 4/5S SAL
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Engine information

Bore × stroke 101.60 mm × 82.60 mm 4 in × 3.25 in
Cylinders V-8
Displace 5.4 litre 5358 cc (326.965 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 16 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 9.00:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
Maximum power
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
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 144.89 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1097.6 kPa (159.2 psi)
Specific torque 87.35 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 1.23
Unitary capacity 669.75 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 3080 mm
wheelbase 121.3 in
Length (milimeters) 5315 mm
Length (inches) 209.3 in
Width (milimeters) 1981 mm
Width (inches) 78 in
Height (milimeters) 1534 mm
Height (inches) 60.4 in
L:W ratio 1.73
Ground clearance (milimeters) 203 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 8 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1760 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 3880 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 75 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 16.5 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 19.8 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 3A
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 51.2
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

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