Chrysler New Yorker Coupé, 1940 MY C 26

The Chrysler New Yorker Coupé is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The 8 cylinder, side valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5.3 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 143 bhp (145 PS/107 kW) at 3400 rpm and 366 Nm (270 lbft/37.3 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Chrysler New Yorker Coupé, 1940 MY C 26 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 5/6 seats
How long?
5296 mm
What size engine?
5.3 litre, 5301 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
145 PS / 143 bhp / 107 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Chrysler New models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5301 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5301 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5301 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5301 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5301 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5301 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5301 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW

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1940 Chrysler New Yorker Coupé data
bodywork
Body type5/6 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3264 mm 128.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5296 mm 208.5 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 5.3 litre
5301 cc
(323.487 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 123.8 mm
3.25 × 4.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.67
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 145 PS (143 bhp) (107 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 27 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 69.04 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.45:1
Fuel system 1 Stromberg AAV-2 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 867.6 kPa (125.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 6
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 662.63 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 7.00 x 15
Tyres rear 7.00 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID402655
Production total
Model code C 26
Model family
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1940 Chrysler New Yorker Coupé added 2015-03-01.
Last modified 2015-07-19.