Chrysler 300 Sports Hardtop, 1963 MY TC2-M 822

The Chrysler 300 Sports Hardtop is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its powerplant located in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The Chrysler 300 Sports Hardtop belongs to the TC2-M range of cars from Chrysler. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 637 N·m (470 lb·ft/65 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Chrysler 300 Sports Hardtop, 1963 MY TC2-M 822 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5469 mm
What size engine?
6.8 litre, 6779 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
637 Nm / 470 ft.lb / 65 kgm @ 3200 rpm

Chrysler TC2-M models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6779 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6292 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6779 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW

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1963 Chrysler 300 Sports Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 5469 mm 215.3 inches
Width 2007 mm 79 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 87.1 litres 19.2 UK Gal 23 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code Firepower 360
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.8 litre
6779 cc
(413.68 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 106.43 × 95.25 mm
4.19 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
53.1 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
637 Nm (470 ft·lb) (65 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
93.97 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1180.8 kPa (171.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 847.38 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 ID384560
Production total
Model code 822
Model family TC2-M
RAC rating 56.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Chrysler 300 Sports Hardtop added 2014-11-21.
Last modified 2014-11-21.