Chrysler Newport Hardtop, 1977 MY

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 7.2 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 195 bhp (198 PS/145 kW) at 3600 rpm and 434 Nm (320 lbft/44.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 3 speed automatic set of gears. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 2015 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 180 km/h, or 112 mph.

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Chrysler Newport Hardtop, 1977 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5756 mm
How heavy?
2015 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
198 PS / 195 bhp / 145 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
434 Nm / 320 ft.lb / 44.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2053 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1952 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1991 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2024 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2033 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2020 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2049 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW

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1977 Chrysler Newport Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1626 mm 64 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5756 mm 226.6 inches
Width 2024 mm 79.7 inches
Height 1379 mm 54.3 inches
Ground clearance 132 mm 5.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 2015 kg 4442 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 100 litres 22 UK Gal 26.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.2 litre
7206 cc
(439.737 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.73 × 95.25 mm
4.32 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
198 PS (195 bhp) (145 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
27.1 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
434 Nm (320 ft·lb) (44.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
60.23 Nm/litre
0.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Ca TQ9078S carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 756.8 kPa (109.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 4000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 98.12 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
72.16 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.86 kg/kW
23.15 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 3.500
Turning circle 14.60 m
Front suspension I.W.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 5.5 x 15
Wheel size rear 5.5 x 15
Tyres front HR78 x 15
Tyres rear HR78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2482 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.71
general
Carfolio.com ID122881
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1977 Chrysler Newport Hardtop added 2004-11-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.