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1959-1964 Daimler SP250


1959-1964 Daimler SP250 Specifications

While performance was excellent and styling was good -- if not cliche -- the 1959-1964 Daimler SP250 was hurt by Daimler's buyout by Jaguar. Find 1959-1964 Daimler SP250 specifications in the following chart.

Daimler SP250 Specifications

General
Wheelbase
92 inches
Overall Length
161 inches
Width60.5 inches
Height
50.3 inches
Tread, front
50 inches
Tread, rear
48 inches
Curb weight
2,260 pounds
Tire size
5.90 x 15
Steering, turns
lock to lock 2.7
Brakes
Girling 4-wheel disc
Engine

Type
Overhead-valve V-8
Bore/stroke
3 x 2.75 inches
Displacement
155.5 cid/2,549 cc
Compression ratio
8.2:1
Horsepower @ rpm
140 @ 5,800
Torque lbs./ft. @ rpm
155 @ 3,600

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