Humber New Imperial
1964 to 1967
Petrol 3.0 litres (94.5 kW)
187.50 in, 4,762 mm
70 in, 1,778 mm
59.75 in, 1,518 mm
110 in, 2,794 mm
3,616 1b, 1,640 kg
The Humber New Imperial was a luxury car in the 1960s, from the British company Humber and made from 1964 to 1967.
In 1964, 10 years later after the previous Humber New Imperial again a new model appeared, a unibody sedan with panoramic windows and tail fins. Basically, it was a Super Snipe Series V that was better equipped with a more luxuriously interior with every possible passenger comfort has been incorporated, like West of England clothor leather upholstery. deep nylon rug. reading lights.Rich walnut finish to facia and panelling. form-contoured for comfort, with individual Fully reclining front seats fitted as standard. front Seats and four padded arm-rests.include heating and ventilating systems, separate switches in each compartment, three cigar lighters, two in the rear compartment,push-button radio and lockable glove boxfor passengers in the rear compartment include two adjuslable reading lamps and two interior lights, two fold-away tables in walnut veneer.cigar lighters. Electrically adjustable rear shock absorbers ensure a restful ride over all terrain. The, 3-litre engine with fully automatic transmission and power-assisted steering provide completely effortless motoring.limousine has adjustable bench-type front seat, leather- trimmed, with sliding glass partition.Optional Accessories .Rear seat headrests; safety belts.
- Maroon with Beige West of England cloth or Fawn leather upholstery.
- Silver Grey Metallic with Grey West of England cloth or Blue/Grey leather uphoistery.
- Royal Blue Metallic with Grey West Of England cloth or Blue/Grey leather upholstery.
- Goodwood Green Metallic with Beige West of England cloth or Fawn leather upholstery.
- Embassy Black with Beige 'West of England cloth or Fawn leather upholstery.
- Embassy Black with Grey West of England cloth.
This had a vinyl roof and a standard Borg-Warner 35 automatic transmission, with hydraulic torque convertor and planetary gears with 3 ratios + reverse. The front suspension was independent, wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar and telescopic dampers,with the rear suspension set had rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf-springs, anti-roll bar, telescopic dampers that could be electrically adjustable while running.powerful front disc brakes, door warning lights in edges of all doors, dipping rear view mirror, electrically operated, safety padding to facia, etc,spotlight and foglight.
British coachbuilders Thrupp & Maberly ,whose last vehicle produced was the Humber New Imperial, made the models also for overseas. The new 6-cylinder OHV in-line engine had a displacement of 2965 cc and developed an output of 128.5 bhp (94.5 kW). The top speed of the car is given as 00 mph (161 km/h). In 1967 the model was discontinued without a successor.
- Engine Capacity 180.92 cu in, 2,965 cu cm
- Fuel Consumption 19.9 m/imp gal, 16.6 m/US gal, 14.2 1 x 100 km
- Max Speed 100 mph, 161 km/h
- max power (SAE): 137.5 hp at 5,000 rpm
- max torque (SAE): 167 1b ft, 23 kg m at 2,600 rpm
- max number of engine rpm: 5,600
- specific power: 46.4 hp/l
- power-weight ratio: 26.2 lb/hp, 11.9 kg/hp
Humber New Imperial Technical details and specifications (1964-1967)
front, 4 stroke
cylinders: 6, vertical, In line
bore and stroke: 3.44 x 3.25 in, 87.4 x 82.5 mm
engine capacity: 180.92 cu in, 2,965 cu cm
compression ratio: 8
cylinder block: cast iron
cylinder head: cast iron
crankshaft bearings: 4
valves: 2 per cylinder, overhead, in line, push-rods and rockers
camshafts: 1, side
lubrication: rotary pump, full flow filter
lubricating system capacity: 16 imp pt, 19.24 US pt, 9.1 1
carburation: 2 Zenith-Stromberg 175 CD downdraught carburettors
fuel feed: mechanical pump
cooling system: water
driving wheels: rear
gearbox: Borg-Warner automatic, hydraulic torque convertor and planetary gears with 3 ratios + reverse
max ratio of convertor at stall 2.1, possible manual selection
gearbox ratios: I 2.309, II 1.431, III 1, rev 2.089
selector lever: steering column
final drive: hypoid bevel
axle ratio: 4.222.
front suspension: independent, wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar, telescopic dampers
rear suspension: rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf-springs, anti-roll bar, telescopic dampers electrically adjustable while running.
recirculating ball, servo
turns of steering wheel lock to lock: 4.
turning circle (between walls): 38 ft, 11.6 m
Girling front disc (diameter 11.37 in, 289 mm), rear drum, servo
area rubbed by linings: front 245 sq in, 1,580.25 sq cm, rear 156 sq in, 1,006.20 sq cm, total 401 sq in, 2,586.45 sq cm.
voltage: 12 V
battery: 51 Ah
alternator: 35 Ah
ignition distributor: Lucas
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT saloon/sedan Limousine
wheel base: 110 in, 2,794 mm
front track: 56.87 in, 1,444 mm
rear track: 55.50 in, 1,410 mm
overall length: 187.50 in, 4,762 mm
overall width: 70 in, 1,778 mm
overall height: 59.75 in, 1,518 mm
ground clearance: 7 in, 178 mm
dry weight: 3,616 1b, 1,640 kg
dry weight 3,660 1b, 1,660 kg (Imperial Limousine)
distribution of weight: 61% front axle, 39% rear axle
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Humber New Imperial maintenance and Service Guide (1964-1967)
fuel: 94-97 oct petrol
engine oil: 13.40 imp pt, 16.07 US pt, 7.6 1, SAE 20W (winter) 30W (summer), change every 3,000 miles, 4,800 km
gearbox oil: 15 imp pt, 17.97 IJS pt, 8.5 1, automatic transmission fluid
final drive oil: 1.80 imp pt, 2.11 IJS pt, 1 1, EP 80-90, change every 6,000 miles, 9,700 km
greasing: every 1,000 miles, 1,600 km, 23 points
cooling system capacity: 26 imp pt, 31.29 US pt, 14.8 1.
tappet clearances: inlet 0.014 in, 0.36 mm, exhaust 0.014 in, 0.36 mm
valve timing: inlet opens 20° before tdc and closes 46° after bdc, exhaust opens 52° before bdc and closes 14° after tdc
tyre pressure (medium load): front 28 psi, 2 atm, rear 28 psi, 2 atm.
width of rims: 4.5";
tyres: 6.70 x 15
fuel tank capacity: 16 imp gal, 19.3 US gal, 73 1.
carrying capacity: 1,058 1b, 480 kg
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