Cord 810 Sportsman 1935-37

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    Cord 810 Sportsman 1935-37 Specifications


    Engine
    Lycoming 90º V8
    Aluminum cylinder head
    4 stroke petrol
    16 overhead valves
    Valves: 2 per cylinder
    Displacement: 4,729cc
    Bore: 89.0mm
    Stroke: 95mm
    Compression ratio: 6.5 to 1
    Carbs: Stromberg downdraught
    Supercharger; Schwitzer-Cummins centrifugal max 24,000rpm
    Power output: 125hp at 3,500 rpm

    Performance
    Maximum speed: 111mph
    0-60 mph: 20.1/13.2secs
    Fuel consumption: 14-15mpg

    Transmission
    Front wheel drive
    4-speed manual
    Clutch: 10in semi-automatic
    dry plate
    Helical cut gears, bendix “Electric hand” vacuum-servo pre-selector
    Syncromesh on top 3 gears
    Ratios: 1st 9.08, 2nd 5.85, 3rd 3.88, 4th 2.75, reverse 10.89 to 1

    Construction
    Unitary steel body with sub frame

    Brakes
    Hydraulic, steel 11in x 2,25in Centrifuse drums, cast iron linings


    Steering
    worm and roller, ratio: 18.2 to 1
    3.25 turns lock to lock

    Wheels/Tyres
    Ventilated pressed steel,
    6.50 x 15in six-ply

    Suspension
    Front: Independant, dual trailing box section swing arms, transverse leaf springs
    Rear: Tubular steel axle with semi-elleptic leaf springs
    Shock absorbers: Lovejoy double-action hydraulic front & rear

    Dimensions & Weight
    Wheelbase: 125in(swb) 132in(lwb)
    Track front: 56in
    Track rear: 61in
    Overall length: 195in(swb) 202.5in(lwb)
    Overall width: 71in
    Overall height: 60in(sal) 58in(conv)
    Ground clearance: 9in
    Kerb weight: 3,715-4,170 lbs
    Fuel tank: 17.5 US gals

    Cord Production 1935-36
    810 (1935): 1,174
    812 (1936 supercharged): 1,146

    Cost at launch for 810
    Westchester sedan: $1,995
    Beverley Sedan: $2,095
    Convertable Coupé: $2,145
    Convertable Sedan: $2,195
     

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