Chrysler Imperial Roadster, 1928 MY 80

The Chrysler Imperial Roadster is a 2 door roadster style motor vehicle with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Imperial Roadster is part of Chrysler's 80 model series. The 6 cylinder, side valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 5.1 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 112 bhp (114 PS/84 kW) at 3300 rpm and 295 Nm (218 lbft/30.1 kgm) at 1000 rpm respectively. A 3 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.

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Chrysler Imperial Roadster, 1928 MY 80 information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2 seats
How long?
5191 mm
What size engine?
5.1 litre, 5076 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
114 PS / 112 bhp / 84 kW @ 3300 rpm
How much torque?
295 Nm / 218 ft.lb / 30.1 kgm @ 1000 rpm

Chrysler 80 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5076 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5076 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5076 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5076 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW

Similar models

2 door roadster FR 3M 4164 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door roadster FR 4M 5274 cm3 116 PS 114 bhp 85 kW
Packard Custom Eight Roadster -
2 door roadster FR 3M 6306 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
1928 Chrysler Imperial Roadster data
bodywork
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3454 mm 136 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5191 mm 204.4 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.5
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 5.1 litre
5076 cc
(309.757 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.1 × 127 mm
3.63 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.73
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 114 PS (112 bhp) (84 kW)
at 3300 rpm
Specific output 22.1 bhp/litre
0.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 295 Nm (218 ft·lb) (30.1 kgm)
at 1000 rpm
Specific torque 58.12 Nm/litre
0.7 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 730.3 kPa (105.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 846 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 30 x 6.75
Tyres rear 30 x 6.75
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.77
general
Carfolio.com ID365035
Production total
Model code
Model family 80
RAC rating 31.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1928 Chrysler Imperial Roadster added 2014-03-23.
Last modified 2014-03-23.