Oldtimer gallery. Cars. Aero 50.
(Data for limousine)
Years of production: 1936-1941
Overall production: 1205 units
Body types: 2-door limousine, cabriolet, roadster, various.
This is front wheel drive car.
Engine: 48hp(roadster - 50hp)/3500rpm, 4-cyl, 2-stroke, 1997cc
Bore/Stroke: 85/88 mm
Compression ratio: 6,2 : 1
Length: 4,31m (roadster), 4,66 m (limouzine & 4-seater cabrio);
width: 1,50...1,51 m; height: 1,60...1,68 m
Wheelbase: 2,70 m (2-seater); 2,94 m (4-seater)
Front wheel track: 1180 mm
Rear track: 1240 mm
Carburettor(s): Solex 30 USHD,
two on roadster model, one - the rest body styles
Gearbox: 3 speeds + rear (with synchronized II and III since 1939)
Electrics: 6V Scintilla, dynamo-battery ignition
Dynamo: 6V, 130 W
Hydraulical brakes ATE Lockheed
(early models, before 1938, had mechanical brakes)
Weight: 950 kg (limousine) - 980 kg (2-seater roadster) -
1100 kg (Sodomka cabriolet A) -1250 kg (Sodomka cabriolet B)
Maximal speed: 125-130 km/h
Tyres: 5,25-16 inches (? and 5,75-16 ?)
Fuel tank capacity: ? L
Fuel consumption: 10,5 - 15 L/100km, depending on speed and
Roadster: 37.500 Czech crowns
Cabrio 4-seater: 38.600 Czech crowns
Limousine: 39.800 Czech crowns
Sodomka Cabriolet: 45.900 Czech crowns
1937: increased brake drums and reinforced rear axis - new clutch, 12 screws instead of earlier 8
Photos are from:
"Svet Motoru" magazine, Czechoslovakia.
"Autoclassic magazine", Hungary.
Enigma Veteran Cars, Czech Republic.
Emil Zasmeta, Plzen, Czech Rp..
Tsjechische Veteranen Dag - 2nd International Czech Veteran Car Day (the Netherlands).
Pictured 2-setaer roadster (PMB 06-45) has been restored by V. Plochy from Plzen, Czechoslovakia.
Thanks for help to Calin Balanescu (Bucharest, Romania), owner of 1936 Aero-50 roadster.
You are welcome to write me by E-mail Contact. Andrei Bogomolov.
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Last updated 10 XI 2002.