Dodge Polara Custom Hardtop, 1970 MY DM43

The Polara Custom Hardtop is a passenger car from Dodge, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door sedan/saloon body style. The 7.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 350 bhp (355 PS/261 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 651 N·m (480 lb·ft/66.4 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Dodge Polara Custom Hardtop, 1970 MY DM43 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5585 mm
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
355 PS / 350 bhp / 261 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
651 Nm / 480 ft.lb / 66.4 kgm @ 3200 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 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 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 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 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 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 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 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 3M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 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
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 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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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6387 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6387 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6990 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW
1970 Dodge Polara Custom 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) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5585 mm 219.9 inches
Width 2012 mm 79.2 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 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 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)
355 PS (350 bhp) (261 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
48.6 bhp/litre
0.8 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 cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.7:1
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 5.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½JJ x 15
Tyres front H78 x 15
Tyres rear H78 x 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 2.76
general
Carfolio.com ID383163
Production total
Model code DM43
Model family
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Dodge Polara Custom Hardtop added 2014-11-19.
Last modified 2014-11-19.