Chrysler Newport Royal Hardtop, 1971 MY GC-E CE23

This vehicle has a 2 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It is part of Chrysler's GC-E model range. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 175 bhp (177 PS/130 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Chrysler Newport Royal Hardtop, 1971 MY GC-E CE23 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5705 mm
What size engine?
5.9 litre, 5898 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
177 PS / 175 bhp / 130 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 2400 rpm

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Chrysler Newport Royal Hardtop -
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2 door fixed-head coupé 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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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1971 kg

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1971 Chrysler Newport Royal Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
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 1392 mm 54.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
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 5.9 litre
5898 cc
(359.918 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 90.93 mm
4 × 3.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
177 PS (175 bhp) (130 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
29.7 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
67.82 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 852.2 kPa (123.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 737.25 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 G78 x 15
Tyres rear G78 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 ID348689
Production total
Model code CE23
Model family GC-E
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Chrysler Newport Royal Hardtop added 2013-07-22.
Last modified 2013-07-23.