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Daimler Conquest

Overview

Produced: 1953-1956, 4568 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Daimler Conquest (1953)

Daimler replaced its elderly Consort model with an all new model, the Conquest, in 1953. The new Conquest had a shorter overall length and consequently less weight than the old Consort and was of a more modern design, finally leaving the pre-war styling cues behind.

The Conquest had a new short stroke six cylinder engine which developed 75bhp from its 2433cc. Other mechanical features included torsion bar suspension and old-fashioned hydromech brakes. Overall the new Daimler had a traditional feel which included the compulsory wood and leather interior along with the famous, upright Daimler grille.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2433ccS6 OHV76.2mm x 88.9mm7

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/R

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
87 mph16.3 s0 s0 mpg0 bhp 0

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 8"4' 4"14' 9"5' 5" 0 (27)0' 0"

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