Chrysler Newport Town & Country Automatic, 1965 MY AC1-L C56

The Chrysler Newport Town & Country is an estate/station wagon with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power to the rear wheels. The Chrysler Newport Town & Country is one of the AC1-L model family from Chrysler. Its 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 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 transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Chrysler Newport Town & Country Automatic, 1965 MY AC1-L C56 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5563 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 AC1-L models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6292 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6555 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3OD 6387 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6387 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6362 cm3 307 PS 303 bhp 226 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6362 cm3 307 PS 303 bhp 226 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6362 cm3 317 PS 313 bhp 233 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6564 cm3 338 PS 333 bhp 248 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6564 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
1965 Chrysler Newport Town & Country Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3073 mm 121 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1540 mm 60.6 inches
Length 5563 mm 219 inches
Width 2020 mm 79.5 inches
Height 1461 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83.3 litres 18.3 UK Gal 22 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 8.55 x 14
Tyres rear 8.55 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.76
general
Carfolio.com ID389510
Production total
Model code C56
Model family AC1-L
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1965 Chrysler Newport Town & Country Automatic added 2014-11-25.
Last modified 2014-11-25.