Dodge Dart 270 Hardtop, 1968 MY CL1H/2H 23

The Dodge Dart 270 Hardtop is a rear wheel drive car, with its motor located in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. Powering the Dodge Dart 270 Hardtop is an overhead valve, 5.2 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) at 4400 rpm and 461 N·m (340 lb·ft/47 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Dodge Dart 270 Hardtop, 1968 MY CL1H/2H 23 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4963 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 Dart models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
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 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
Dodge Dart Swinger 340 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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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
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1545 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1761 kg
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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
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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
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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
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1968 Dodge Dart 270 Hardtop data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1458 mm 57.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Length 4963 mm 195.4 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1344 mm 52.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 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 4½J x 13
Wheel size rear 4½J x 13
Tyres front 7.00 x 13
Tyres rear 7.00 x 13
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 254 mm
Rear brake diameter 254 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID415151
Production total
Model code CL1H/2H 23
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Dodge Dart 270 Hardtop added 2015-04-27.
Last modified 2015-04-27.