1962 Dodge Flitewing Concept

The Flitewing is a rear wheel drive coupé road car with a front mounted engine, sold by Dodge. The Dodge Flitewing's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.3 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 330 bhp (335 PS/246 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 624 N·m (460 lb·ft/63.6 kgm) at 2800 rpm. This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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1962 Dodge Flitewing Concept brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?5476 mm
What size engine?6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?8, V
How much power? 335 PS / 330 bhp / 246 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque? 624 Nm / 460 ft.lb / 63.6 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1962 Dodge Flitewing data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2997 mm 118 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Length 5476 mm 215.6 inches
Width 2029 mm 79.9 inches
Height 1341 mm 52.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.3 litre
6286 cc
(383.595 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.95 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 335 PS (330 bhp) (246 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 52.5 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 624 Nm (460 ft·lb) (63.6 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 99.27 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1247.4 kPa (180.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 785.75 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 8.50 x 14
Tyres rear 8.50 x 14
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID296428
Production total 1
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Dodge Flitewing added 2012-11-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.