Dodge Aspen, 1979 MY Series NL NL41

The Dodge Aspen is a 4 door saloon style motor vehicle with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of Dodge's Series NL model series. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 3.7 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) at 3600 rpm and 224 N·m (165 lb·ft/22.8 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission. The Dodge Aspen weighs a claimed 1413 kg at the kerb.

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Dodge Aspen, 1979 MY Series NL NL41 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5110 mm
How heavy?
1413 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3681 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
224 Nm / 165 ft.lb / 22.8 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Dodge Series NL models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
Dodge Aspen -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1466 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1466 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1417 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3681 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1557 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5210 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1557 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1522 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1507 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3212 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1430 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5M 2498 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1340 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1588 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1588 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1658 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1658 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
1979 Dodge Aspen 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 5110 mm 201.2 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1413 kg 3115 lb
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)
101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
27.2 bhp/litre
0.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
224 Nm (165 ft·lb) (22.8 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
60.85 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R8623A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 764.7 kPa (110.9 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 71.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
52.77 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
70.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.95 kg/kW
31.65 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 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 manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID389015
Production total
Model code NL41
Model family Series NL
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Aspen added 2014-11-23.
Last modified 2014-11-24.