Chrysler Cordoba, 1979 MY

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Powering the Chrysler Cordoba is an overhead valve, 5.2 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) at 4000 rpm and 339 N·m (250 lb·ft/34.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic transmission supplies the power to the wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1664 kg. It is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 165 km/h (103 mph).

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Chrysler Cordoba, 1979 MY brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?5481 mm
How heavy?1664 kg
What size engine?5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque? 339 Nm / 250 ft.lb / 34.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm
How fast?165 km/h, 103 mph

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1979 Chrysler Cordoba data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2918 mm 114.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5481 mm 215.8 inches
Width 1958 mm 77.1 inches
Height 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Ground clearance 132 mm 5.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.88
Kerb weight 1664 kg 3668 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 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 5.2 litre
5210 cc
(317.934 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99.3 × 84.1 mm
3.91 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
25.9 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
339 Nm (250 ft·lb) (34.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
65.07 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R8448A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 817.7 kPa (118.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 4400 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 651.25 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 165 km/h (103 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 82.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.5 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
81.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.53 kg/kW
27.61 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 5.5 x 15
Wheel size rear 5.5 x 15
Tyres front FR78 x 15
Tyres rear FR78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 294 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.71
general
Carfolio.com ID181060
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Chrysler Cordoba added 2008-07-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.