Key facts

Chrysler Valiant Regal Safari, 1973 MY information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5039 mm
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3687 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
297 Nm / 219 / 30.3 kgm @ 2500 rpm


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1973 Chrysler Valiant Regal Safari technical specifications


The Valiant Regal Safari is a motor vehicle from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door estate/station wagon body style.
The Chrysler Valiant Regal Safari's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 297 N·m (219 lb·ft/30.3 kgm) at 2500 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic 'box.
1973 Chrysler Valiant Regal Safari data
Chrysler Valiant Regal Safari, 1973 MY data
Applicable to the South African domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2819 111
Track/tread (front) 1481 58.3
Track/tread (rear) 1492 58.7
Length 5039 198.4
Width 1885 74.2
Height 1407 55.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 82 litres 18 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3687 cc
(224.995 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.4 × 104.8 mm
3.4 × 4.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE gross)
172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE gross)
46.1 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE gross)
297 Nm (219 ft·lb) (30.3 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE gross)
80.55 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1012.3 kPa (146.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 614.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & nut
turns lock-to-lock 5.300
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½J x 14
Wheel size rear 5½J x 14
Tyres front 7.35 x 14
Tyres rear 7.35 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 228 mm
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general ID246400
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Chrysler Valiant Regal Safari added 2011-06-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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