Chrysler Imperial Le Baron, 1975 MY

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Chrysler Imperial Le Baron's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7.2 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 448 N·m (330 lb·ft/45.7 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. The quoted weight at the kerb is 2313 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 200 km/h (124 mph).

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Chrysler Imperial Le Baron, 1975 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5867 mm
How heavy?
2313 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
448 Nm / 330 ft.lb / 45.7 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.5 s
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

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1975 Chrysler Imperial Le Baron 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) 1618 mm 63.7 inches
Length 5867 mm 231 inches
Width 2024 mm 79.7 inches
Height 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 2313 kg 5099 lb
Weight distribution 54 % front
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrylser
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
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 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 29.8 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 448 Nm (330 ft·lb) (45.7 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 62.17 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 781.3 kPa (113.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.05 s
@ 78.31 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 94.24 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
92.95 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.43 kg/kW
24.1 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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½ x 15
Wheel size rear 6½ x 15
Tyres front LR 78 x 15
Tyres rear LR 78 x 15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2855 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.71
general
Carfolio.com ID132231
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Chrysler Imperial Le Baron added 2005-08-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.