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Vehicle Performance Analysis - Page 1 of 3
1957 MGA
Engine:--------------  Vehicle:--------------------
    Max Power = 88 H.P.         Vehicle curb weight =   1862 lbf
Speed at Tmax = N/A RPM      Added driver & payload =    600 lbf
Speed at Pmax = 5000 RPM        Rolling resisitance =   1.67 %
                                   Drag coefficient =   0.70
  speed torque  power                  Frontal area = 2138.4 in2
  (RPM) (ft lbf) (HP)
   500    111   10.5                       1st gear =  3.640
  1000    111   21.1                       2nd gear =  2.214
  1500    111   31.6                       3rd gear =  1.374
  2000    111   42.1                       4th gear =  1.000
  2500    111   52.7         Differential reduction =  4.300
  3000    111   63.2          Mechanical efficiency =     95 %
  3500    111   73.7                  Tire diameter =   24.5 in
  4000    111   84.3
  4500    101   86.6                             mu =    0.9 g's
  5000     92   87.8       % weight on drive wheels =     55 %
  5500     83   86.5                              h =     17
  6000     74   84.3                             WB =   94.5
  6500     64   79.4                           h/WB =  0.180
  7000     55   73.7
  7500     52   73.7    total drag coef. = 0.025591936 lbf/MPH2
  8000     50   76.2   overall reduction = 0.065220632 ft

To =   111.0  ft lbf
C1 = 0.00444  ft lbf/RPM
C2 = 8.88E-07 ft lbf/RPM2
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