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Wolseley Hornet/Riley Elf MkIII


Wolseley Hornet/Riley Elf MkIII

SUMMARY
The Hornet and Elf marques were considered upmarket and luxurious - well they did have a proper boot!

PRODUCTION
Production dates 1966-1969
Price at launch -
Total Production 8504
Chassis numbers W/A2S3 927473 - W/A2S3 1337528




TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine 998cc four-cylinder OHV, single SU carb
Engine designation 9WR, 99H
Bore/stroke 64.59x76.2mm
Compression ratio 8.3:1


Power output 38bhp @ 5250rpm
Torque 52lb.ft @ 2700rpm


Transmission Four-speed manual
Final drive 3.765
Brakes Drums all-round
Suspension Hydrolastic
Wheels 3.5x10 pressed steel
Wheelbase 80.2-inches
Length -
Width 55.5-inches
Height 53-inches
Tyres Dunlop 5.20x10 C41 cross-ply
Colours


PERFORMANCE
Maximum Speed 77mph
0-60mph 24.1secs
Average fuel consumption 35mpg


NOTABLE FEATURES

Internal door hinges

Winding windows

Push button exterior door handles










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