Daimler SP-250 

  • $4k
  • 1960
  • 140 HP 2.5L
  • 127 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Daimler SP-250

0-60mph

SP-250
9.1 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

SP-250
127 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

0-100mph

SP-250
27 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

SP-250
16.9 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Daimler SP-250

Price

SP-250
$4k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

SP-250
140 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Daimler
Price $3,842
Type of car Production car
Year 1960

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 16.14 lb/hp
Maximum hp 140 HP @ 5,800 RPM
Maximum torque 155 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,549 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.2:1
Bore/stroke 2.99 in / 2.75 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 127 mph
1/4 mile 16.9 s
0-60mph 9.1 s
0-100mph 27 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.94:1
  2. 2: 1.74:1
  3. 3: 1.23:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.58:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,260 lb
Width 60.5 in
Height 50.3 in
Length 161 in
Front track width 50 in
Wheelbase 92 in
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