Dodge Polara 500 Convertible Automatic, 1969 MY DM 27

The Polara 500 Convertible is a motor car from Dodge, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The Polara 500 Convertible is part of Dodge's DM series of cars. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 7.2 litres. For this model it develops power and torque figures of 375 bhp (380 PS/280 kW) at 4600 rpm and 651 Nm (480 lbft/66.4 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Dodge Polara 500 Convertible Automatic, 1969 MY DM 27 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5608 mm
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
380 PS / 375 bhp / 280 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Dodge Polara models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6999 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7027 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6970 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6970 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7206 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7455 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7455 cm3 375 PS 370 bhp 276 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6991 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6564 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6564 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6564 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6998 cm3 381 PS 376 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
1969 Dodge Polara 500 Convertible Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3099 mm 122 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5608 mm 220.8 inches
Width 2014 mm 79.3 inches
Height 1389 mm 54.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.2 litre
7206 cc
(439.737 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.73 × 95.25 mm
4.32 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
380 PS (375 bhp) (280 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
52 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
651 Nm (480 ft·lb) (66.4 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.34 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1135.3 kPa (164.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 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 5½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½JJ x 15
Tyres front 8.55 x 15
Tyres rear 8.55 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 259 mm
Rear brake diameter 259 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID366806
Production total
Model code 27
Model family DM
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Dodge Polara 500 Convertible Automatic added 2014-05-07.
Last modified 2014-05-07.