Wolseley 1500 (1959)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

Below are the technical specifications and any performance numbers we could get.


Bore & Stroke 73.025mm x 88.9mm
Displacement 1489cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot) 50 lb./sq. in.


Fuel Supply

Carburetor SU HS2
Bore 1¼” dia.
Main Jet 0.090″
Standard EB
Rich HA
Weak GG


Intake tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.015″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Timing wheels
Intake valve opens TDC at 0.021″ tappet clearance


Breaker gap 0.014″ – 0.016″
Plug gap 0.025″
Ignition timing indication Pulley and pointer
Ignition timing 6° BTDC



Clutch type Borg & Beck 8″ dia.
Clutch linings Wound yarn


Brake type Lockheed drum 2LS (front); single (rear)
Brake linings Lockheed M11

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In Parallel
Camber ¾°
Caster angle
King pin angle ¼°