Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop, 1969 MY EC-L CL43

The Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop is a 4 door saloon (sedan)-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop belongs to the EC-L range of cars from Chrysler. The 6.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that develops 330 bhp (335 PS/246 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 576 N·m (425 lb·ft/58.7 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop
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Key facts

Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop, 1969 MY EC-L CL43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5707 mm
What size engine?
6.5 litre, 6497 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
335 PS / 330 bhp / 246 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
576 Nm / 425 ft.lb / 58.7 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chrysler Newport models

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1952 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1991 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2053 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2015 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2063 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1952 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1995 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2033 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1991 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2020 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 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
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1971 kg

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1969 Chrysler Newport Custom 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 1415 mm 55.7 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 383 XP
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.5 litre
6497 cc
(396.471 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.75 × 85.85 mm
4.32 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.28
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
335 PS (330 bhp) (246 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
50.8 bhp/litre
0.83 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
576 Nm (425 ft·lb) (58.7 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
88.66 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1114.1 kPa (161.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 812.13 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 ID290169
Production total
Model code CL43
Model family EC-L
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop added 2012-11-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.