Dodge Super Bee, 1969 MY

The Dodge Super Bee is a rear wheel drive motor car, with the engine located in the front, and a 2 door saloon (sedan) body. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 7.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 390 bhp (395 PS/291 kW) of power at 4700 rpm, and maximum torque of 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Dodge Super Bee weighs a claimed 1744 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed claimed is 188 km/h (117 mph).

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Dodge Super Bee, 1969 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5258 mm
How heavy?
1744 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
395 PS / 390 bhp / 291 kW @ 4700 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.3 s
How fast?
188 km/h, 117 mph

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1969 Dodge Super Bee data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2972 mm 117 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 5258 mm 207 inches
Width 1956 mm 77 inches
Height 1346 mm 53 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1744 kg 3845 lb
Weight distribution 54.2 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
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)
395 PS (390 bhp) (291 kW)
at 4700 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
54.1 bhp/litre
0.89 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
73.41 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system 3 Holley carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 922.5 kPa (133.8 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) 4.2 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.8 s
@ 104.2 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 188 km/h (117 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 226.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
166.76 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
223.62 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6 kg/kW
10.02 lb/bhp
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 6JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 6JJ x 15
Tyres front G70-15
Tyres rear G70-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID368269
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Dodge Super Bee added 2014-06-22.
Last modified 2014-06-22.