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Lanchester DE 27


type 4/5S DHC
doors 0

Engine information

Bore × stroke 85.09 mm × 120.02 mm 3.35 in × 4.73 in
Cylinders S-6
Displace 4.1 litre 4095 cc (249.892 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 6.30:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
Maximum power 111.5 PS (110.0 bhp) (82 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
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.71
Unitary capacity 682.5 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 3518 mm
wheelbase 138.5 in
Length (milimeters) 5640 mm
Length (inches) 222 in
Width (milimeters) 1855 mm
Width (inches) 73 in
Height (milimeters)
Height (inches)
L:W ratio 1.6
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms)
Kerb weight (pounds)
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Unknown
Drive RWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 4.73

General information

RAC rating 26.9
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1948 Lanchester DE 27 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1948

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