1987 Chrysler Le Baron

The Le Baron is a motor vehicle from Chrysler, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 2.2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) at 5200 rpm and 230 N·m (170 lb·ft/23.5 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. Its quoted kerb weight is 1474 kg. The Chrysler Le Baron is claimed to manage a top speed of 177 km/h (110 mph).

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1987 Chrysler Le Baron information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4696 mm
How heavy?
1474 kg
What size engine?
2.2 litre, 2213 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
230 Nm / 170 ft.lb / 23.5 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

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convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 2501 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW 1344 kg
convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 2972 cm3 143 PS 141 bhp 105 kW
convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 2501 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 2213 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 1207 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 2213 cm3 176 PS 174 bhp 130 kW 1297 kg
1987 Chrysler Le Baron data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2550 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4696 mm 184.9 inches
Width 1737 mm 68.4 inches
Height 1328 mm 52.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1474 kg 3250 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.2 litre
2213 cc
(135.046 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 92 mm
3.44 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 66.9 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 230 Nm (170 ft·lb) (23.5 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 103.93 Nm/litre
1.26 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.1:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1306 kPa (189.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 553.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett T3 turbo
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
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 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 101.8 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.87 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
100.41 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.36 kg/kW
22.31 lb/bhp
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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension DA.TrLi.PR.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID4169
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chrysler Le Baron added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.