Chrysler Town and Country, 1977 MY

The Chrysler Town and Country is a rear wheel drive motor car, with the engine placed in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon bodyshell. Powering the Chrysler Town and Country is an overhead valve, 6.6 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) at 3600 rpm and 414 N·m (305 lb·ft/42.2 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic 'box. The quoted kerb weight is 2278 kg. It is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 180 km/h (112 mph).

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Chrysler Town and Country, 1977 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 6/9 seats
How long?
5784 mm
How heavy?
2278 kg
What size engine?
6.6 litre, 6555 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
414 Nm / 305 ft.lb / 42.2 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2278 kg

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5896 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6555 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
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1977 Chrysler Town and Country data
bodywork
Body type6/9 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
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 5784 mm 227.7 inches
Width 2017 mm 79.4 inches
Height 1448 mm 57 inches
Ground clearance 132 mm 5.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 2278 kg 5022 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 91 litres 20 UK Gal 24 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 6.6 litre
6555 cc
(400.011 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.24 × 85.85 mm
4.34 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.28
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
29 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
414 Nm (305 ft·lb) (42.2 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
63.16 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Ca TQ9102S carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 793.7 kPa (115.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 4000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 819.38 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 84.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.2 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
83.41 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.08 kg/kW
26.86 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 5½ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½ 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 ID123244
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 60.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1977 Chrysler Town and Country added 2004-11-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.