Daimler SP250 1959-1964


May 4, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Daimler SP250 Dart (1960)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
124
0-50 mph
7.1
0-60 mph
9.1
1/4 mile
16.9
BHP
137 @5800rpm
Torque lbft
155 @3600rpm
BHP per ton
133
Engine capacity CC/CU
2548/156
Engine type
V8 Carburettor x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
8.2:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
160.2
Width (in)
60.5
Height (in)
50.2
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2260
Additional Info: 0-60 figures vary from 8.8-11 secs depending on source. Uses the 2.5 litre Hemi-head V8 and originally named the Daimler Dart until threatened by Dodge and renamed the SP250. 1959 versions suffer chassis flex, but Jaguar (who bought Daimler in 1960) fixed this problem.

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