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Overview

Produced: 1946-1953, 205 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Drophead Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
Limousine
Daimler De 36 Sedanca Hooper Bw Max  (1950)

What would become Britains last straight-eight passenger car entered production in 1946, the Daimler DE36. The DE36 featured a 5460cc eight cylinder engine which developed enough power and torque to haul its mammoth, three ton body along at a reasonable pace. A variety of different bodies graced the DE36 chassis including saloon, limousine and drophead coupe styles.

Production of the DE36 finally ended in 1953, marking the end of a great era in British motoring.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
5460ccS8 OHV85.09mm x 120.015mm6.3

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/R

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
83 mph21.4 s22.7 s150 bhp 3600

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
12' 3"5' 3"18' 0"6' 1" 0 (52)

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