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Holden EH Technical Specifications

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  • Years of Manufacture: 1963 - 1965
  • Number Built: 256,959
  • Price at Introduction: £1051 ($2102)
  • Models:
    • Standard Sedan
    • Special Sedan
    • Premier Sedan
    • S4 Special Sedan
    • Standard Station Sedan
    • Special Station Sedan
    • Premier Station Sedan
    • Panel Van
    • Utility
  • Date(s) of Introduction:
    • All Models (except S4 Special Sedan) - August, 1963
    • S4 Special Sedan - September, 1963
  • To Identify:
    • Similar body to EJ but with squared rear guards and roofline
    • Grille split in centre by vertical bar bearing Holden badge
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length:
      • All Sedans and Station Sedans excluding Premier Sedan: 177.6 inches (4511mm)
      • Premier Sedan: 179.1 inches (4549mm)
      • Panel Van and Utility: 176.6 inches (4486mm)
    • Total Width:
      • Sedans and Station Sedans: 68 inches (1727mm)
      • Panel Van and Utility: 67.9 inches (1725mm)
    • Total Height at kerb weight:
      • Sedans and Utility: 58.2 inches (1478mm)
      • Station Sedans: 58.5 inches (1486mm)
      • Panel Van: 65.9 inches (1674mm)
    • Wheelbase: 105.0 inches (2667mm)
    • Front Track: 54.5 inches (1384mm)
    • Rear Track: 54.5 inches (1384mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Premier Sedan Automatic: 2612lb (1185kg)
    • Special Sedan Manual: 2468lb (1119kg)
    • Special Sedan Automatic: 2544lb (1154kg)
    • Standard Sedan Manual: 2464lb (1118kg)
    • Standard Sedan Automatic: 2540lb (1152kg)
    • Premier Station Sedan Automatic: 2740lb (1243kg)
    • Special Station Sedan Manual: 2598lb (1178kg)
    • Special Station Sedan Automatic: 2674lb (1213kg)
    • Standard Station Sedan Manual: 2586lb (1173kg)
    • Standard Station Sedan Automatic: 2662lb (1207kg)
    • Utility Manual: 2462lb (1117kg)
    • Utility Automatic: 2538lb (1151kg)
    • Panel Van Manual: 2534lb (1149kg)
    • Panel Van Automatic: 2610lb (1184kg)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 36.5ft (11.1 metres)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity:
    • 9.5 gallons (43.2 litres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Water Temperature warning lamp
    • Oil warning lamp
    • Generator warning lamp
    • Turn Signal lamps
    • High Beam warning lamp
  • 2.45 LC "Low Compression" Engine:
    • Capacity: 2450cc 149 cubic inches (2.442 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Bendix-Stromberg single barrel downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.25 x 3.00 inches (82.5 x 76.2mm)
    • Power: 95bhp (71kw) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 135lb-ft (183Nm) at 2000rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 7.7:1
  • 2.45 HC "High Compression" Engine:
    • Capacity: 2450cc 149 cubic inches (2.442 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Bendix-Stromberg single barrel downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.25 x 3.00 inches (82.5 x 76.2mm)
    • Power: 100bhp (75kw) at 4400rpm
    • Torque: 145lb-ft (197Nm) at 2000rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
  • 2.95 "179" Engine:
    • Capacity: 2950cc 179 cubic inches (2.934 litres)
    • Type: Conventional, watercooled four stroke, reciprocating piston type with 6 cylinders
    • Configuration: Front mounted, longitudinal, inline
    • Head: Pushrod and rocker actuated ohv with two valves per cylinder
    • Fuel System: Bendix-Stromberg single barrel downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.563 x 3.00 inches (90.5 x 76.2mm)
    • Power: 115bhp (86kw) at 4000rpm
    • Torque: 175lb-ft (237Nm) at 1600rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Distributor
    • Automatic centrifrugal and vacuum type advance control
  • Exhaust:
    • Welded steel tube, unrestricted reverse flow muffler
  • Manual Transmission (3 speed):
    • 1st: 2.99:1
    • 2nd: 1.59:1
    • 3rd: 1.00:1
    • Reverse: 2.99:1
  • Hydramatic Automatic Transmission (3 speed):
    • 1st: 3.513 to 2.933:1
    • 2nd: 1.576:1
    • 3rd: 1.00:1
    • Reverse: 3.364 to 2.358:1
  • Clutch:
    • GMH diaphragm single dry plate
    • Belleville diaphragm
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • Commercial manual and all automatic models: 3.55:1
    • Standard and Special manual models (except commercials): 3.36:1
    • S4 models: 3.55:1
  • Engine/Transmission Combinations:
    • "149" six-cylinder engine and three speed manual or Hydramatic
    • "179" six-cylinder engine (including Premier) with Hydramatic transmission only, excluding limited edition S4
    • S4 "179" six-cylinder engine and three speed manual
  • Top Speed in Gears:
    • 149 LC "Low Compression" Standard Sedan Manual:
      • 1st: 32 mph (51 km/h)
      • 2nd: 68 mph (109 km/h)
      • 3rd: 85 mph (137 km/h)
      • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 15.8 seconds
      • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 20.2 seconds
    • 149 HC "High Compression" Standard Sedan Manual:
      • 1st: 40 mph (64 km/h)
      • 2nd: 69 mph (111 km/h)
      • 3rd: 93mph (149 km/h)
      • 0-60mph (0-97 km/h): 13.1 seconds
      • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 19.3 seconds
    • 149 HC "High Compression" Standard Sedan Hydramatic Automatic:
      • 1st: 33 mph (53 km/h)
      • 2nd: 59 mph (95 km/h)
      • 3rd: 88 mph (142 km/h)
      • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 15.7 seconds
      • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 21 seconds
    • 179 S4 Sedan Manual:
      • 1st: 40 mph (64 km/h)
      • 2nd: 69 mph (111 km/h)
      • 3rd: 95 mph (156 km/h)
      • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 11 seconds
      • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 19.0 seconds
    • 179 Premier Hydramatic Automatic:
      • 1st: 35 mph (56 km/h)
      • 2nd: 62 mph (100 km/h)
      • 3rd: 96.7 mph (156 km/h)
      • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 14.1 seconds
      • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres): 19.8 seconds
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Short and long arm independent type with coil springs. Stabiliser bar. Direct acting tubular telescopic shocks
    • Rear: Semi-elliptic springs, four leaves on Sedan, five leaves on Station Sedan. Direct acting tubular telescopic shocks
  • Steering:
    • Recirculating ball type, ratio 16.8:1
  • Brakes:
    • Front: Hydraulic 9 inch (229mm) drums
    • Rear: Hydraulic 9 inch (229mm) drums
  • Wheels:
    • Demountable disc wheels
  • Tyres:
    • Tubeless 6.40x13 four-ply, six-ply optional on Station Sedans




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