Lancia Kappa (1919 - 1922)

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Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive
Powertrain
Engine 4,940 cc I4
Transmission 4-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 3,388 mm (133.4 in)
Curb weight 1,100 kg (2,425 lb) (chassis)

 

  • Engine : Type 64 ; front engine, longitudinal, in- line 4 cylinders , monobloc ( cast iron ), bore mm 110, stroke mm 130, total displacement cm³ 4941.72, removable cylinder head, crankcase in aluminum alloy , distribution with parallel side valves (2 valves per cylinder) controlled by a lateral camshaft (in the crankcase) driven by gears ; crankshaft on three supports; Compression ratio5.2: 1, maximum power 70 hp at 2200 rpm ; fueled by pump with horizontal Zenith type 42 HA (or 48 HA) single-body carburettor ; high voltage magnet ignition ( Bosch ) with manually adjustable advance; forced lubrication, with pump; capacity of the lubrication circuit 10 liters ; water-cooled , forced circulation, radiator to tubes finned, mechanical fan;
  • Electrical system : 6 volts , 12.5 watt dynamo , 120 Ah battery
  • Transmission : shaft with cardan joints , traction on the rear wheels; dry multi- plate clutch (9 pairs of discs); gearbox (light alloy box) with 4 speeds plus reverse with central lever control; gear ratios: 4.651: 1 in first, 2.326: 1 in second, 1.550: 1 in third, direct drive (1: 1) in fourth, 3.521: 1 in reverse; final reduction ratio (bevel gears) 3.0625: 1 (16/49), 3.467: 1 (15/52) ratio also available
  • Suspensions : front with rigid axle and semi- elliptic longitudinal leaf springs, rear with rigid axle with semi-elliptic longitudinal leaf springs.
  • Brakes : (mechanical) foot brake acting on the transmission and(mechanical) hand brake acting on the rear wheels.
  • Wheels and tires : disc wheels, sheet metal (on request: tangent spokes); 820x120 or 895x135 tires
  • Steering : right-hand drive position; screw and wheel steering.
  • Fuel tank : capacity 90 liters.
  • Frame : steel , with side members and cross members; wheelbase 338.8 cm ,front track 133 cm rear track 133 cm; frame length 466 cm frame width 161.5 cm; chassis weight , in running order, 1085 kg
  • Performance : top speed 125 km / h (max speed in the various gears: 27 in 1st, 54 in 2nd, 81 in 3rd, 125 in 4th)

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