Chrysler 300F, 1960 MY PC3-H-23

The 300F is a car from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.7 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 400 bhp (406 PS/298 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 630 N·m (465 lb·ft/64.2 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The power is transferred to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. The Chrysler 300F weighs a stated 2080 kg at the kerb.

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Chrysler 300F, 1960 MY PC3-H-23 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5578 mm
How heavy?
2080 kg
What size engine?
6.7 litre, 6746 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
406 PS / 400 bhp / 298 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
630 Nm / 465 ft.lb / 64.2 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chrysler 300F models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6746 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 2080 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6746 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6746 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
1960 Chrysler 300F data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3200 mm 126 inches
Track/tread (front) 1554 mm 61.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5578 mm 219.6 inches
Width 2017 mm 79.4 inches
Height 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 2080 kg 4586 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.7 litre
6746 cc
(411.666 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 106.17 × 95.25 mm
4.18 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 406 PS (400 bhp) (298 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 59.3 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 630 Nm (465 ft·lb) (64.2 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 93.39 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1173.6 kPa (170.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 843.25 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 194.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
143.4 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
192.31 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.97 kg/kW
11.65 lb/bhp
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 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½K x 14
Wheel size rear 6½K x 14
Tyres front 9.00 x 14
Tyres rear 9.00 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID348172
Production total
Model code PC3-H-23
Model family
RAC rating 55.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Chrysler 300F added 2013-07-20.
Last modified 2015-07-19.