Dodge Polara, 1970 MY DL41

The Polara is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) car with a front placed engine, produced by Dodge. Powering the Dodge Polara is an overhead valve, 6.3 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) at 4400 rpm and 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Dodge Polara, 1970 MY DL41 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5585 mm
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6292 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 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 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 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 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 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 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 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 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1562 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1578 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1618 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6497 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6497 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6497 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6497 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6497 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1971 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6497 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6393 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
1970 Dodge Polara 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) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5585 mm 219.9 inches
Width 2012 mm 79.2 inches
Height 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 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 6.3 litre
6292 cc
(383.961 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 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)
84.08 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1056.5 kPa (153.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 786.5 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 5.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½JJ x 15
Tyres front G78 x 15
Tyres rear G78 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID382910
Production total
Model code DL41
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Dodge Polara added 2014-11-19.
Last modified 2014-11-19.