Dodge St. Regis, 1979 MY Series EH

The St. Regis is a rear wheel drive saloon automobile with a front placed engine, manufactured by Dodge. The Dodge St. Regis belongs to the Series EH range of cars from Dodge. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 5.9 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 195 bhp (198 PS/145 kW) at 4000 rpm and 379 N·m (280 lb·ft/38.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Dodge St. Regis, 1979 MY Series EH information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5593 mm
What size engine?
5.9 litre, 5896 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
198 PS / 195 bhp / 145 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
379 Nm / 280 ft.lb / 38.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Dodge Series EH models

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1728 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1699 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1699 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1667 kg

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1979 Dodge St. Regis data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3010 mm 118.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5593 mm 220.2 inches
Width 1958 mm 77.1 inches
Height 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
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 Dodge
Engine code E58
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.9 litre
5896 cc
(359.796 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 90.9 mm
4 × 3.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
198 PS (195 bhp) (145 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
33.1 bhp/litre
0.54 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
379 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
64.28 Nm/litre
0.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 807.8 kPa (117.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 737 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½JJ x 15
Tyres front P195/75 R 15
Tyres rear P195/75 R 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 294 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.20
general
Carfolio.com ID388135
Production total
Model code
Model family Series EH
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge St. Regis added 2014-11-23.
Last modified 2015-02-07.