Dodge Coronet 500, 1968 MY WP41

The Coronet 500 is a car from Dodge, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door sedan/saloon body style. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 6.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Dodge Coronet 500, 1968 MY WP41 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5248 mm
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6292 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
294 PS / 290 bhp / 216 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 ft.lb / 52.5 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Dodge Coronet models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 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 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 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
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW

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1968 Dodge Coronet 500 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
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 5248 mm 206.6 inches
Width 1948 mm 76.7 inches
Height 1389 mm 54.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
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 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)
294 PS (290 bhp) (216 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
46.1 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
81.85 Nm/litre
0.99 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) 1028.6 kPa (149.2 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 5.0J x 14
Wheel size rear 5.0J x 14
Tyres front 7.35 x 14
Tyres rear 7.35 x 14
Brakes F/R gross
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 ID415701
Production total
Model code WP41
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Dodge Coronet 500 added 2015-04-21.
Last modified 2015-04-25.