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LACAM (Les Ateliers de Construction Automobile de Matheysine)


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LACAM (Les Ateliers de Construction Automobile de Matheysine)


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1951 LACAM Excellence I

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Engine

L635 Tabor - 3.5 -1946
Inline 6 OHV 2V
Capacity : 3 495 cc
Bore x stroke : 87 x 98 mm
Power : 130 hp @ 3700 RPM
Torque : 261,5 Nm @ 3100 RPM
RPM limit : 4100 RPM
Compression ratio : 7,7:1
Fuel system : single barrel triple carburetor
Fuel type : regular leaded - 92 RON

Car details

4 doors, 4 seats sedan
Wheelbase / length / width : 2,62m / 4,36m / 1,79m
Chassis galvanised steel ladder / aluminium panels
Drivetrain : front longitudinal RWD
Gearbox : 4-speed manual
Suspension : double wishbone front and rear
Weight : 1 213 kg

Performances

Top speed : 180 km/h
0-100 km/h : 12,2 s
80-120 km/h : 7,92 s
1/4 mil : 19.02 s
1 km : 33,90 s
100-0 braking distance : 95,5 m :scream:
Fuel economy : 23 L/100km


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Not bad. This definitely looks like an upmarket early postwar car, one intended to make its occupants forget about all the austerity among them.


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1953 LACAM Excellence I sedan, coupe and convertible

As of the following year, LACAM launch the versions coupe and convertible. Engineers take the opportunity to change the engine settings and retouch the grille.

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Engine

L640 Tabor - 4.0 -1953
Inline 6 OHV 2V
Capacity : 3 994 cc
Bore x stroke : 93 x 98 mm
Power : 155 hp @ 3900 RPM
Torque : 302 Nm @ 2500 RPM
RPM limit : 4200 RPM
Compression ratio : 7,8:1
Fuel system : single barrel triple carburetor
Fuel type : regular leaded - 92 RON

Performances

Top speed : 192 km/h
0-100 km/h : 11,6 s
80-120 km/h : 6,48 s
1/4 mil : 18,67 s
1 km : 32,71 s
100-0 braking distance : 61,1 m
Fuel economy : 22,0 L/100km


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1956 LACAM Ornon 155 sedan

Even if it takes the same engine, this new car does not replace the Excellence. Its monocoque chassis, its simplified suspensions and its simplified interior destines it to a wide diffusion.

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Engine

L640 Tabor - 4.0 -1953
Inline 6 OHV 2V
Capacity : 3 994 cc
Bore x stroke : 93 x 98 mm
Power : 155 hp @ 3900 RPM
Torque : 302 Nm @ 2500 RPM
RPM limit : 4200 RPM
Compression ratio : 7,8:1
Fuel system : single barrel triple carburetor
Fuel type : regular leaded - 92 RON

Car details

4 doors, 4 seats sedan
Wheelbase / length / width : 2,62m / 4,28m / 1,70m
Chassis galvanised steel monocoque / steel panels
Drivetrain : front longitudinal RWD
Gearbox : 4-speed manual
Suspension : MacPherson Strut (F) / Semi trailing Arm ®
Weight : 1 229 kg

Performance

Top speed : 193 km/h
0-100 km/h : 10,5 s
80-120 km/h : 6,12 s
1/4 mil : 17,94 s
1 km : 31,81 s
100-0 braking distance : 56,3 m
Fuel economy : 21,6 L/100km


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1959 LACAM Excellence II 210

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Engine

V850 Obiou - 5.0 - 1959
V8 OHC 2V
Capacity : 4 988 cc
Bore x stroke : 90 x 98 mm
Power : 208 hp @ 4700 RPM
Torque : 373 Nm @ 3000 RPM
RPM limit : 5100 RPM
Compression ratio : 8,1:1
Fuel system : two barrel triple carburetor
Fuel type : regular leaded - 92 RON

Car details

4 doors, 4 seats sedan
Wheelbase / length / width : 3,25 m / 5,16 m / 2,05 m
Chassis galvanised steel ladder / aluminium panels
Drivetrain : front longitudinal RWD
Gearbox : 2-speed automatic
Suspension : double wishbone F&R
Weight : 1 680 kg

Performance

Top speed : 209 km/h
0-100 km/h : 10,9 s
80-120 km/h : 6,60 s
1/4 mil : 18,55 s
1 km : 32,10 s
100-0 braking distance : 66,3 m
Fuel economy : 22,0 L/100km


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1967 LACAM Malissol 210 Berlinette & Targa

This new lightweight sports car uses the V8 engine of the Excellence II. With only 1 200 kg, the performance is much better!

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Engine

V850 Obiou - 5.0 - 1959
V8 OHC 2V
Capacity : 4 988 cc
Bore x stroke : 90 x 98 mm
Power : 208 hp @ 4700 RPM
Torque : 373 Nm @ 3000 RPM
RPM limit : 5100 RPM
Compression ratio : 8,1:1
Fuel system : two barrel triple carburetor
Fuel type : regular leaded - 92 RON

Car details

2 doors, 2 seats
Wheelbase / length / width : 2,47m / 4,29m / 1,84m
Chassis galvanised steel space frame / aluminium panels
Drivetrain : mid longitudinal RWD
Gearbox : 4-speed manual
Suspension : double wishbone F & R
Weight : 1 208 kg

Performance

Top speed : 221 km/h
0-100 km/h : 6,07 s
80-120 km/h : 4,09 s
1/4 mil : 14,59 s
1 km : 26,70 s
100-0 braking distance : 37,1 m
Fuel economy : 16,4 L/100km


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January 1965, the designers are working on Ornon next generation. They present 4 prototypes to potential customers.

You are theses customers. Aswer to the survey and may be your choice will guide the designers.

  • Proposal 1
  • Proposal 2
  • Proposal 3
  • Proposal 4

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