Chrysler Town & Country, 1972 MY HC-P CP46

This car has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. The Chrysler Town & Country is one of the HC-P range of cars from Chrysler. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7.2 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 468 N·m (345 lb·ft/47.7 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine drives the wheels through a 3 speed automatic transmission. It weighs a claimed 2191 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Chrysler Town & Country, 1972 MY HC-P CP46 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 8/9 seats
How long?
5710 mm
How heavy?
2191 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
468 Nm / 345 ft.lb / 47.7 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7206 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 2166 kg

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1972 Chrysler Town & Country data
bodywork
Body type8/9 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3099 mm 122 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5710 mm 224.8 inches
Width 2017 mm 79.4 inches
Height 1458 mm 57.4 inches
Ground clearance 180 mm 7.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 2191 kg 4830 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 87.1 litres 19.2 UK Gal 23 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.2 litre
7206 cc
(439.737 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.7 × 95.3 mm
4.32 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
31.2 bhp/litre
0.51 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
468 Nm (345 ft·lb) (47.7 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
64.95 Nm/litre
0.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R-6160A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 816.1 kPa (118.4 psi)
Maximum RPM 4800 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 104.12 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
76.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
102.69 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.06 kg/kW
21.81 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 I.W.TrLi.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 6½ x 15
Wheel size rear 6½ x 15
Tyres front L84 x 15
Tyres rear L84 x 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID348238
Production total
Model code CP46
Model family HC-P
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chrysler Town & Country added 2013-07-21.
Last modified 2013-07-21.