Chrysler 300 Hardtop, 1969 MY EC-M CM43

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of Chrysler's EC-M series. The 7.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 375 bhp (380 PS/280 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 651 N·m (480 lb·ft/66.4 kgm) at 3200 rpm. A 3 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels.

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Chrysler 300 Hardtop
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Key facts

Chrysler 300 Hardtop, 1969 MY EC-M CM43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5707 mm
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
380 PS / 375 bhp / 280 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chrysler 300 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
Chrysler 300 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
Chrysler 300 Hardtop Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
Chrysler 300 Hardtop Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1956 kg

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7536 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 2307 kg
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7027 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7027 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7447 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7447 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7447 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6970 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
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1969 Chrysler 300 Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5707 mm 224.7 inches
Width 2009 mm 79.1 inches
Height 1413 mm 55.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code Firepower 440 TNT
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
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
(gross)
380 PS (375 bhp) (280 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
52 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.34 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system 1 Holley carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1135.3 kPa (164.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 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 5.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½ x 15
Tyres front 8.55 x 15
Tyres rear 8.55 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID289784
Production total
Model code CM43
Model family EC-M
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Chrysler 300 Hardtop added 2012-11-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.