Chrysler Crown Imperial Sedan, 1940 MY C-27

The Chrysler Crown Imperial Sedan is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style motor vehicle with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The Chrysler Crown Imperial Sedan belongs to the C-27 model family from Chrysler. Its 8 cylinder, side valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5.3 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 137 bhp (139 PS/102 kW) at 3400 rpm and 353 Nm (260 lbft/36 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual with overdrive transmission.

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Chrysler Crown Imperial Sedan, 1940 MY C-27 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 6 seats
How long?
5728 mm
What size engine?
5.3 litre, 5302 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
139 PS / 137 bhp / 102 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Chrysler Crown models

sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5422 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5422 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 2430 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 5302 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 5302 cm3 139 PS 137 bhp 102 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 5302 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 5302 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 5302 cm3 139 PS 137 bhp 102 kW

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1940 Chrysler Crown Imperial Sedan data
bodywork
Body type6 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3696 mm 145.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5728 mm 225.5 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 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
5302 cc
(323.548 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 123.83 mm
3.25 × 4.88 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.67
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 139 PS (137 bhp) (102 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 25.8 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 66.58 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.8:1
Fuel system 1 Stromberg carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 836.7 kPa (121.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 662.75 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 7.50 x 15
Tyres rear 7.50 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID327624
Production total
Model code
Model family C-27
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1940 Chrysler Crown Imperial Sedan added 2013-04-03.
Last modified 2013-04-03.