Chrysler Fifth Avenue, 1985 MY

The Chrysler Fifth Avenue is a rear wheel drive car, with the engine located in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.2 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 138 bhp (140 PS/103 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 359 N·m (265 lb·ft/36.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox. The Chrysler Fifth Avenue weighs a claimed 1641 kg at the kerb.

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Chrysler Fifth Avenue, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5250 mm
How heavy?
1641 kg
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
140 PS / 138 bhp / 103 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
359 Nm / 265 ft.lb / 36.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm
1985 Chrysler Fifth Avenue data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2863 mm 112.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Length 5250 mm 206.7 inches
Width 1885 mm 74.2 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 1641 kg 3618 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 56.8 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15 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
(net)
140 PS (138 bhp) (103 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
26.5 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
359 Nm (265 ft·lb) (36.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
68.91 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 6280 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 865.9 kPa (125.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 651.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
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
Power-to-weight ratio 85.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
84.1 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.95 kg/kW
26.64 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front P205/75 R 15
Tyres rear P205/75 R 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.26
general
Carfolio.com ID425656
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Chrysler Fifth Avenue added 2015-05-22.
Last modified 2015-05-22.