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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