1926 Chrysler Six Imperial E-80

The Chrysler Six Imperial is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits its power through the rear wheels. The 6 cylinder, side valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4.7 litres. For this model it develops power and torque figures of 92 bhp (93 PS/69 kW) at 3000 rpm and 260 Nm (192 lbft/26.5 kgm) at 1000 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1916 kg.

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1926 Chrysler Six Imperial E-80 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 7 seats
How heavy?
1916 kg
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4730 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
93 PS / 92 bhp / 69 kW @ 3000 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 ft.lb / 26.5 kgm @ 1000 rpm

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1926 Chrysler Six Imperial data
bodywork
Body type7 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3226 mm 127 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1916 kg 4224 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.7 litre
4730 cc
(288.642 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 127 mm
3.5 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 93 PS (92 bhp) (69 kW)
at 3000 rpm
Specific output 19.5 bhp/litre
0.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 1000 rpm
Specific torque 54.97 Nm/litre
0.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 4.7:1
Fuel system 1 B&B carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 690.8 kPa (100.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 788.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 48.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
35.81 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
48.02 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 27.93 kg/kW
46.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 32 x 6.25
Tyres rear 32 x 6.25
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID100056
Production total
Model code E-80
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1926 Chrysler Six Imperial added 2002-10-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.