Dodge Diplomat Salon, 1979 MY Series G GH41

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels. The Dodge Diplomat Salon belongs to the Series G model family from Dodge. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.7 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) at 3600 rpm and 244 Nm (180 lbft/24.9 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic 'box. Stated weight at the kerb is 1539 kg.

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Dodge Diplomat Salon, 1979 MY Series G GH41 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5235 mm
How heavy?
1539 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3681 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
244 Nm / 180 ft.lb / 24.9 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Dodge Series G models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1509 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1482 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1528 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3681 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1482 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1616 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1589 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1509 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1589 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1525 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1583 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1616 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1555 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1553 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1553 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1525 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1627 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1589 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1623 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1559 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1554 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1623 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1516 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1660 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5896 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1660 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1572 kg

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1979 Dodge Diplomat Salon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2863 mm 112.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Length 5235 mm 206.1 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 1539 kg 3393 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 73.9 litres 16.3 UK Gal 19.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code E26
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3681 cc
(224.628 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.4 × 104.65 mm
3.4 × 4.12 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
29.9 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
244 Nm (180 ft·lb) (24.9 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
66.29 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Carter BBD8199S carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 833 kPa (120.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 4400 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 613.5 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 72.47 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
71.47 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.76 kg/kW
31.34 lb/bhp
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 FR78 x 15
Tyres rear FR78 x 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 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID388256
Production total
Model code GH41
Model family Series G
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Diplomat Salon added 2014-11-23.
Last modified 2014-11-24.