Chrysler 300 Hardtop, 1971 MY GC-S CS43

The Chrysler 300 Hardtop is a saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. The Chrysler 300 Hardtop belongs to the GC-S model family from Chrysler. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 7.2 litres. It provides power and torque figures of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) at 4000 rpm and 474 Nm (350 lbft/48.3 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission. Claimed kerb weight is 1991 kg.

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Chrysler 300 Hardtop, 1971 MY GC-S CS43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5705 mm
How heavy?
1991 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
474 Nm / 350 ft.lb / 48.3 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chrysler GC-S models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1991 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 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 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1956 kg

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1971 Chrysler 300 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) 1651 mm 65 inches
Length 5705 mm 224.6 inches
Width 2009 mm 79.1 inches
Height 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1991 kg 4389 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
(net)
223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
30.5 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
474 Nm (350 ft·lb) (48.3 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
65.78 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 826.6 kPa (119.9 psi)
Maximum 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 112.03 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
82.4 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
110.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.14 kg/kW
20.27 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 6.0JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 6.0JJ x 15
Tyres front H78 x 15
Tyres rear H78 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.76
general
Carfolio.com ID348524
Production total
Model code CS43
Model family GC-S
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Chrysler 300 Hardtop added 2013-07-22.
Last modified 2013-07-22.