Chrysler Airflow 8 Coupé, 1936 MY C-9

Chrysler Airflow 8 Coupé is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Airflow 8 Coupé is part of Chrysler's C-9 model range. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.3 litre capacity. This powerplant features side valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) of power at 3400 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Chrysler Airflow 8 Coupé, 1936 MY C-9 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 6/7 seats
How long?
5248 mm
What size engine?
5.3 litre, 5302 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5302 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5301 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW

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1936 Chrysler Airflow 8 Coupé data
bodywork
Body type6/7 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3124 mm 123 inches
Track/tread (front) 1448 mm 57 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length 5248 mm 206.6 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 79.6 litres 17.5 UK Gal 21 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 117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 21.7 bhp/litre
0.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Stromberg carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
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 7.00 x 16
Tyres rear 7.00 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID327690
Production total 110
Model code
Model family C-9
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1936 Chrysler Airflow 8 Coupé added 2013-04-03.
Last modified 2013-04-03.