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FB Holden Specifications

FB Holden Sedan
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  • Years of Manufacture: 1960 - 1961
  • Number Built: 174,747
  • Price at Introduction: £1107 ($2214)
  • Models:
    • Standard Sedan
    • Special Sedan
    • Standard Station Wagon
    • Special Station Wagon
    • Panel Van
    • Utility
  • Date(s) of Introduction:
    • All Models - 14th January, 1960
  • To Identify:
    • New body panels with integral fins on rear guards
    • Low profile front grille
    • Turn indicators incorporated into and at each side of grille
    • "HOLDEN" across centre of bonnet
  • Body:
    • Unitary construction (Monocoque)
  • Exterior Dimensions:
    • Total Length: 181.5 inches (4610mm)
    • Total width: 67.0 inches (1703mm)
    • Height at kerb weight: 60.0 inches (1521mm)
    • Wheelbase: 105.0 inches (2667mm)
    • Front Track: 54.5 inches (1384mm)
    • Rear Track: 54.5 inches (1384mm)
  • Kerb Weight:
    • Standard Sedan - 2473lb (1122kg)
    • Special Sedan - 2494lb (1131kg)
    • Standard Station Wagon - 2605lb (1182kg)
    • Special Station Wagon - 2627lb (1192kg)
    • Panel Van - 2559lb (1161kg)
    • Utility - 2479lb (1125kg)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity:
    • 9.5 gallons (43.2 litres)
  • Turning Circle:
    • 36.5ft (11.1 metres)
  • Instruments:
    • Speedometer
    • Petrol gauge
    • Water temperature warning lamp
    • Oil warning lamp
    • Generator warning lamp
  • Transmission:
    • 1st: 2.99:1 to top speed of 3 3mph (53 km/h)
    • 2nd: 1.59:1 to top speed of 61 mph (98 km/h)
    • 3rd: 1.00:1 to top speed of 79 mph (128 km/h)
    • Reverse: 2.98:1
  • Clutch:
    • Hydraulically controlled
  • Rear Axle Ratio:
    • 3.888:1
  • Engine/Transmission Combinations:
    • Standard six-cylinder engine and three speed manual
  • 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h):
    • 20.4 seconds
  • Standing Quarter Mile (400 metres):
    • 22.0 seconds
  • Engine:
    • Capacity: 2260cc 138 cubic inches (2.262 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 double venturi downdraft type carburettor
    • Bore and Stroke: 3.063 x 3.125 inches (77.8 x 79.4mm)
    • Power: 75bhp (56kw) at 4200rpm
    • Torque: 120lb-ft (163Nm) at 1400rpm
    • Compression Ratio: 7.25:1
  • Ignition and Electrical:
    • 12 volt
    • Coil and distributor
    • Distributor automatic centrifugal and vacuum-type advance control
    • Octane selector
  • Exhaust:
    • Welded steel tube with full bore, reverse flow type muffler
  • Suspension:
    • Front: Short and long arm independent type assembled to front end frame as a single unit. GMH Delco direct acting tubular telescopic shocks
    • Rear: Hotchkiss Drive with semi-elliptic springs, four leaves (or six for the Station Sedans). GMH Delco direct acting tubular telescopic shocks.
  • Steering:
    • Recirculating ball type, ratio 14:1
  • Brakes:
    • Four wheel hydraulic
    • Handbrake operating mechanically on rear wheels
  • Wheels:
    • Demountable disc wheels with drop centre type rim integral with wheel
  • Tyres:
    • Tubeless low pressure balloon 6.40x13 four-ply
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