1953 Chrysler GS-1 FR

The GS-1 is a rear wheel drive coupé road car with a front located engine, from Chrysler. Its 5.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) of power at 4000 rpm. An automatic gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.

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1953 Chrysler GS-1 FR information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5182 mm
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5427 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1953 Chrysler GS-1 data
Applicable to the French domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3188 mm 125.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5182 mm 204 inches
Width 1913 mm 75.3 inches
Height 1461 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5427 cc
(331.176 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.84 × 92.1 mm
3.81 × 3.63 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 33.2 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 678.38 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 8.20 x 15
Tyres rear 8.20 x 15
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID366311
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 46.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1953 Chrysler GS-1 added 2014-05-07.
Last modified 2014-05-07.