Dodge Polara Hardtop, 1969 MY DL 43

The Polara Hardtop is a motor vehicle from Dodge, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. It forms part of Dodge's DL range of cars. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 6.3 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 330 bhp (335 PS/246 kW) at 5000 rpm and 576 N·m (425 lb·ft/58.7 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Dodge Polara Hardtop, 1969 MY DL 43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5608 mm
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
335 PS / 330 bhp / 246 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
576 Nm / 425 ft.lb / 58.7 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Dodge Polara models

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 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 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 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 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 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 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 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 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé 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 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé 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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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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1969 Dodge Polara Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 1402 mm 55.2 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 6.3 litre
6286 cc
(383.595 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.95 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
335 PS (330 bhp) (246 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
52.5 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
576 Nm (425 ft·lb) (58.7 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
91.63 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1151.5 kPa (167 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 785.75 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 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID367224
Production total
Model code 43
Model family DL
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Dodge Polara Hardtop added 2014-05-07.
Last modified 2014-05-07.