Dodge Polara Convertible, 1969 MY DL 27

The Dodge Polara Convertible is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet bodyshell. The Polara Convertible is part of Dodge's DL model series. Its 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Dodge Polara Convertible, 1969 MY DL 27 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5608 mm
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
294 PS / 290 bhp / 216 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 kgm @ 2800 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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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6573 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6564 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6564 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6564 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6564 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6564 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6564 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6564 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6564 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6564 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5812 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5812 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5297 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5297 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5812 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5297 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6573 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5812 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5812 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
1969 Dodge Polara Convertible 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 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)
294 PS (290 bhp) (216 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
46.1 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
84.16 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1057.5 kPa (153.4 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 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID367444
Production total
Model code 27
Model family DL
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Dodge Polara Convertible added 2014-05-07.
Last modified 2014-05-07.