Chrysler Newport Convertible, 1965 MY AC1-L C15

The Chrysler Newport Convertible is a rear wheel drive car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body. The Chrysler Newport Convertible belongs to the AC1-L range of cars from Chrysler. The 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that has an output of 315 bhp (319 PS/235 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 569 N·m (420 lb·ft/58 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Chrysler Newport Convertible, 1965 MY AC1-L C15 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5542 mm
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6292 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
319 PS / 315 bhp / 235 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
569 Nm / 420 ft.lb / 58 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chrysler Newport models

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4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1991 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2053 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2024 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2033 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1952 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1991 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2015 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2063 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1952 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2020 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1977 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1971 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
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1965 Chrysler Newport Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1540 mm 60.6 inches
Length 5542 mm 218.2 inches
Width 2020 mm 79.5 inches
Height 1443 mm 56.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code FirePower 315
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.3 litre
6292 cc
(383.961 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
319 PS (315 bhp) (235 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
50.1 bhp/litre
0.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
569 Nm (420 ft·lb) (58 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
90.43 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 1 Carter AFB 3855S carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1136.4 kPa (164.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 786.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 8.25 x 14
Tyres rear 8.25 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID389466
Production total
Model code C15
Model family AC1-L
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 Chrysler Newport Convertible added 2014-11-25.
Last modified 2014-11-25.