Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop, 1971 MY GC-L CL43

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Newport Custom Hardtop is part of Chrysler's GC-L series of cars. Its 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that develops 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 414 N·m (305 lb·ft/42.2 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual 'box. It weighs a claimed 1941 kg at the kerb.

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Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop, 1971 MY GC-L CL43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5705 mm
How heavy?
1941 kg
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
414 Nm / 305 ft.lb / 42.2 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1971 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) 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 1941 kg 4279 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 6.3 litre
6286 cc
(383.595 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.95 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(net)
30.2 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
414 Nm (305 ft·lb) (42.2 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
65.86 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 827.6 kPa (120 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 785.75 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 99.25 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
72.99 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
97.89 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.7 kg/kW
22.88 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 5.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½JJ 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 manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID348579
Production total
Model code CL43
Model family GC-L
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop added 2013-07-22.
Last modified 2013-07-23.