Chrysler Newport Town & Country Wagon, 1963 MY TC1-L 859

The Newport Town & Country Wagon is a passenger car from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 5 door estate/station wagon body style. The Chrysler Newport Town & Country Wagon is one of the TC1-L range of cars from Chrysler. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5.9 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 265 bhp (269 PS/198 kW) at 4400 rpm and 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Chrysler Newport Town & Country Wagon, 1963 MY TC1-L 859 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 7/8 seats
How long?
5573 mm
What size engine?
5.9 litre, 5902 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
269 PS / 265 bhp / 198 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 ft.lb / 52.5 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chrysler TC1-L models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW

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1963 Chrysler Newport Town & Country Wagon data
bodywork
Body type7/8 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3099 mm 122 inches
Track/tread (front) 1549 mm 61 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Length 5573 mm 219.4 inches
Width 2032 mm 80 inches
Height 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 79.6 litres 17.5 UK Gal 21 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code Firebolt 365
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.9 litre
5902 cc
(360.162 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104.6 × 85.85 mm
4.12 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.22
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
269 PS (265 bhp) (198 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
44.9 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
87.26 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1096.5 kPa (159 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 737.75 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 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front 8.00 x 14
Tyres rear 8.00 x 14
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 ID384439
Production total
Model code 859
Model family TC1-L
RAC rating 54.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Chrysler Newport Town & Country Wagon added 2014-11-21.
Last modified 2014-11-21.