Dodge Aspen Coupé, 1979 MY Series NL NL29

The Dodge Aspen Coupé is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its powerplant mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The Aspen Coupé forms part of Dodge's Series NL series. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 339 N·m (250 lb·ft/34.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm. A 3 speed automatic transmission transmits the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Dodge Aspen Coupé, 1979 MY Series NL NL29 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5009 mm
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
339 Nm / 250 ft.lb / 34.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW 1383 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3681 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW

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1979 Dodge Aspen Coupé data
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 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 E44
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.2 litre
5210 cc
(317.934 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99.3 × 84.1 mm
3.91 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
25.9 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
339 Nm (250 ft·lb) (34.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
65.07 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R8448A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 817.7 kPa (118.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 651.25 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 2.47
general
Carfolio.com ID389158
Production total
Model code NL29
Model family Series NL
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Dodge Aspen Coupé added 2014-11-25.
Last modified 2014-11-25.