Key facts

1924 Chrysler Six B B-70 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4064 mm
How heavy?
1388 kg
What size engine?
3.3 litre, 3301 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
69 PS / 68 bhp / 51 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
185 Nm / 136 / 18.9 kgm @ 1000 rpm


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1924 Chrysler Six technical specifications


The Six is a rear wheel drive saloon road car with a front positioned engine, manufactured by Chrysler.
It forms part of Chrysler's B series.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.3 litre, side valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 68 bhp (69 PS/51 kW) of power at 3200 rpm, and maximum torque of 185 N·m (136 lb·ft/18.9 kgm) at 1000 rpm.
A 3 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the wheels.
It weighs a stated 1388 kg at the kerb.
1924 Chrysler Six data
1924 Chrysler Six B B-70 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2864 112.8
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4064 160
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.42
Kerb weight 1388 kg 3060 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.3 litre
3301 cc
(201.439 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 120.65 mm
3 × 4.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.63
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 69 PS (68 bhp) (51 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 20.6 bhp/litre
0.34 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 185 Nm (136 ft·lb) (18.9 kgm)
at 1000 rpm
Specific torque 56.04 Nm/litre
0.68 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 4.8:1
Fuel system 1 B&B carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 704.3 kPa (102.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 550.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 49.67 PS/g
36.53 kW/g
48.99 bhp/ton
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 27.37 kg/kW
45.72 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 30 x 5.75
Tyres rear 30 x 5.75
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID100089
Production total
Model code B-70
Model family B
RAC rating 21.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1924 Chrysler Six added 2002-10-22.
Last modified 2014-11-22.

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