1927 Chrysler Four Series 50

The Chrysler Four is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its engine mounted in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 2.8 litre capacity. This unit features side valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 38 bhp (38.5 PS/28.3 kW) of power at 2200 rpm. This power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox. The Chrysler Four weighs a quoted 1093 kg at the kerb.

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1927 Chrysler Four Series 50 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
1093 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2793 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
38.5 PS / 38 bhp / 28.3 kW @ 2200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Chrysler Four models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2793 cm3 38.5 PS 38 bhp 28.3 kW 1077 kg

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1927 Chrysler Four data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2692 mm 106 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1093 kg 2410 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 4
Capacity 2.8 litre
2793 cc
(170.439 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.1 × 104.8 mm
3.63 × 4.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 38.5 PS (38 bhp) (28.3 kW)
at 2200 rpm
Specific output 13.6 bhp/litre
0.22 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Ball & Ball carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 698.25 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 35.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
25.93 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
34.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.02 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 38.57 kg/kW
64.43 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 29 x 4.75
Tyres rear 29 x 4.75
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.70
general
Carfolio.com ID102201
Production total
Model code Series 50
Model family
RAC rating 21.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1927 Chrysler Four added 2002-11-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.