Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop, 1972 MY HC-M CM43

The Newport Custom Hardtop is an automobile from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The Newport Custom Hardtop forms part of Chrysler's HC-M model series. The 7.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that 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. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 2029 kg.

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Key facts

Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop, 1972 MY HC-M CM43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5692 mm
How heavy?
2029 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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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1932 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1962 kg
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Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 2029 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW

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1972 Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5692 mm 224.1 inches
Width 2017 mm 79.4 inches
Height 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 2029 kg 4473 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 109.73 × 95.25 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 112.43 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
82.69 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
110.89 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.09 kg/kW
20.2 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 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front J78 x 15
Tyres rear J78 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 ID348326
Production total
Model code CM43
Model family HC-M
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop added 2013-07-21.
Last modified 2013-07-21.