Chrysler Town & Country, 1972 MY HC-P CP46

The Chrysler Town & Country is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the powerplant placed in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon bodyshell. The Town & Country is part of Chrysler's HC-P range of cars. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 6.6 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) at 4400 rpm and 420 Nm (310 lbft/42.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic gearbox delivers the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 2173 kg.

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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?
2173 kg
What size engine?
6.6 litre, 6555 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
420 Nm / 310 ft.lb / 42.8 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chrysler HC-P models

Chrysler Town & Country -
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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 2173 kg 4791 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 6.6 litre
6555 cc
(400.011 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 110.23 × 85.85 mm
4.34 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.28
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
29 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
420 Nm (310 ft·lb) (42.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
64.07 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R-6368A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 805.2 kPa (116.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 4800 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 819.38 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 88.65 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.2 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.44 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.34 kg/kW
25.62 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 2.76
general
Carfolio.com ID348260
Production total
Model code CP46
Model family HC-P
RAC rating 60.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chrysler Town & Country added 2013-07-21.
Last modified 2013-07-21.