Dodge Charger, 1968 MY XP29

The Charger is a rear wheel drive coupé motor vehicle with a front mounted engine, sold by Dodge. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 5.2 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) at 4400 rpm and 461 Nm (340 lbft/47 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Dodge Charger, 1968 MY XP29 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5283 mm
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
233 PS / 230 bhp / 172 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
461 Nm / 340 ft.lb / 47 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Dodge Charger models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6981 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6981 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
Dodge Charger Daytona -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW 1687 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6974 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6974 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6974 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6974 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
Dodge Charger -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
McLaren 540C -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6981 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6981 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5894 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5894 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
AMC Marlin -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5618 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1463 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5354 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5354 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1664 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1674 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1474 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1553 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1545 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1546 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1558 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1564 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1572 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1565 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1577 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1616 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1761 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1766 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1777 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1337 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1331 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1339 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1497 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1306 kg
1968 Dodge Charger data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2972 mm 117 inches
Track/tread (front) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1504 mm 59.2 inches
Length 5283 mm 208 inches
Width 1946 mm 76.6 inches
Height 1351 mm 53.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
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
(gross)
233 PS (230 bhp) (172 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
44.1 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
461 Nm (340 ft·lb) (47 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
88.48 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1111.9 kPa (161.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 651.25 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 5½JK x 14
Wheel size rear 5½JK x 14
Tyres front 7.35 x 14
Tyres rear 7.35 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 254 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.94
general
Carfolio.com ID415030
Production total
Model code XP29
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Dodge Charger added 2015-04-19.
Last modified 2015-04-19.