Cunningham C3 Continental Vignale 

  • $11k
  • 1951
  • 235 HP 5.4L
  • 130 mph
So, the C3 was immediately drawn up and offered American Hemi power under a gorgeous European body.
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Each C3 used a ladder-type tube chassis which was similar to the C2.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Cunningham C3 Continental Vignale

0-60mph

C3 Continental Vignale
7 s
McLaren P1
2.7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

C3 Continental Vignale
130 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

Data points Key details of the Cunningham C3 Continental Vignale

Price

C3 Continental Vignale
$11k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

C3 Continental Vignale
235 HP
Veyron
987 HP
McLaren P1
903 HP

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Cunningham C3 Continental Vignale Coupe

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It had an independent coil-spring front suspension and Chrysler live axle located by parallel trailing arms.
Gearchange was handled by a semi-automatic Chrysler transmission and with 235 bhp (175 kW) on tap, 7.0 second runs to 60 mph were possible.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Cunningham
Price $11,422
Year 1951

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 14.89 lb/hp
Maximum hp 235 HP @ 4,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,424 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.81 in / 3.63 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 130 mph
0-60mph 7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 3 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,500 lb
Wheelbase 107 in
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