Dodge Aspen Coupé, 1979 MY Series NL NL29 US.CA

The Dodge Aspen Coupé is a 2 door coupé style car with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Dodge Aspen Coupé belongs to the Series NL model family from Dodge. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 3.7 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) at 3600 rpm and 217 N·m (160 lb·ft/22.1 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Dodge Aspen Coupé, 1979 MY Series NL NL29 US.CA information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5009 mm
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3681 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
217 Nm / 160 ft.lb / 22.1 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Dodge Series NL models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1383 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1518 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1518 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1388 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1436 kg
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1979 Dodge Aspen Coupé data
Applicable to the Californian, USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2761 mm 108.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Length 5009 mm 197.2 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code E24
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)
91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
24.4 bhp/litre
0.4 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
217 Nm (160 ft·lb) (22.1 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
58.95 Nm/litre
0.71 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R8680A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 740.8 kPa (107.4 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
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 5.300
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5.0J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.0J x 14
Tyres front D78 x 14
Tyres rear D78 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 275 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID388993
Production total
Model code NL29
Model family Series NL
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Aspen Coupé added 2014-11-24.
Last modified 2014-11-24.