Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Close Coupled Sedan, 1931 MY

The Imperial Straight Eight Close Coupled Sedan is a motor car from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder that produces 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) of power at 3200 rpm. A 3 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the wheels.

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Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Close Coupled Sedan, 1931 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6306 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6306 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW

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1931 Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Close Coupled Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3683 mm 145 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 81.5 litres 17.9 UK Gal 21.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 6.3 litre
6306 cc
(384.816 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 127 mm
3.5 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 19.8 bhp/litre
0.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Chrysler carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 9
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 788.25 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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID365079
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1931 Chrysler Imperial Straight Eight Close Coupled Sedan added 2014-03-23.
Last modified 2014-03-23.