1987 Chrysler Le Baron

The Le Baron is a front wheel drive convertible/cabriolet motor vehicle with a front placed engine, produced by Chrysler. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 2.5 litres. In this application it provides power and torque figures of 100 bhp (101 PS/75 kW) at 4800 rpm and 183 Nm (135 lbft/18.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. A 3 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.


Key facts

1987 Chrysler Le Baron information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4696 mm
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2501 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
101 PS / 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
183 Nm / 135 ft.lb / 18.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chrysler Le models

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
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 2213 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 1474 kg
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
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
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
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2501 cc
(152.62 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 104 mm
3.44 × 4.09 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.84
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 101 PS (100 bhp) (75 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 40 bhp/litre
0.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 183 Nm (135 ft·lb) (18.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 73.17 Nm/litre
0.88 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 919.5 kPa (133.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
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
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID4180
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.