Durant Touring Car

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Durant Touring Car
'29 Durant Sedan (Byward Auto Classic).jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Durant Motors
Production 1926-1931
Powertrain
Engine 3-7/8 x 4-1/4 inches I4
Transmission Selective sliding
Dimensions
Wheelbase 109.0 in (2,769 mm)

The Durant Touring Car was manufactured by Durant Motors, Inc.

Durant Touring Car specifications (1926 data)[edit]

  • Color – No. 9 blue
  • Seating Capacity – Five
  • Wheelbase – 109 inches
  • Wheels – Disc
  • Tires - 31” x 4” cord
  • Service Brakes – Contracting on rear wheels
  • Emergency Brakes – Expanding on rear wheels
  • Engine - Four cylinder, vertical, cast en bloc, 3-7/8 x 4-1/4 inches; head removable; valves in side; H.P. 24.03 N.A.C.C. rating
  • Lubrication – Force feel and splash
  • Crankshaft - Three bearing
  • Radiator – Cellular type
  • Cooling – Centrifugal pump
  • Ignition – Storage Battery
  • Starting System – Two Unit
  • Voltage – Six
  • Wiring System – Single
  • Gasoline System – Vacuum
  • Clutch – Single plate, dry disc
  • Transmission – Selective sliding
  • Gear Changes – 3 forward, 1 reverse
  • Drive – Spiral bevel
  • Springs – Semi-elliptic
  • Rear Axle – Semi-floating
  • Steering Gear – Worm and gear

Standard equipment[edit]

New car price included the following items:

  • tools
  • jack
  • speedometer
  • ammeter
  • electric horn
  • transmission theft lock
  • demountable rims
  • spare tire carrier
  • closed cars have rear view mirror, sun visor, cowl ventilator, corner lights and heater.

Optional equipment[edit]

The following was available at an extra cost:

none listed

Prices[edit]

New car prices were F.O.B. factory, plus Tax:

  • Touring - $830
  • Coach - $1050
  • Coupé - $1160
  • Sedan - $1190

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Source: Slauson, H. W.; Howard Greene (1926). "“Leading American Motor Cars”". Everyman’s Guide to Motor Efficiency. New York: Leslie-Judge Company.