Chrysler Imperial, 1939 MY

This vehicle has a saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The 5.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) of power at 3400 rpm. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 5 speed Wilson Preselect 'box.

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Chrysler Imperial, 1939 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5258 mm
What size engine?
5.3 litre, 5301 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1939 Chrysler Imperial data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3175 mm 125 inches
Track/tread (front) 1448 mm 57 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 5258 mm 207 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance 219 mm 8.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 79.6 litres 17.5 UK Gal 21 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 5.3 litre
5301 cc
(323.487 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 123.8 mm
3.25 × 4.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.67
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 24.5 bhp/litre
0.4 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 662.63 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 I.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID24090
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1939 Chrysler Imperial added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.