Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine, 1946 MY C-40

The Crown Imperial Limousine is a rear wheel drive limousine road car with a front located engine, sold by Chrysler. The Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine belongs to the C-40 model family from Chrysler. Its 5.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder that develops 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) of power at 3400 rpm. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 4 speed semi-automatic gearbox.

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Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine, 1946 MY C-40 information summary

What body style?
4 door limousine with 6/7 seats
How long?
5963 mm
What size engine?
5.3 litre, 5301 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Chrysler Crown models

sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5422 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5422 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 2430 kg

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1946 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine data
bodywork
Body type6/7 seater limousine
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3696 mm 145.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1473 mm 58 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5963 mm 234.8 inches
Width 1975 mm 77.8 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code Spitfire High Compression
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 5.3 litre
5301 cc
(323.487 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 123.8 mm
3.25 × 4.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.67
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 25.5 bhp/litre
0.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.7:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 662.63 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 6.50 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.50 x 15
Tyres front 8.90 x 15
Tyres rear 8.90 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.58
general
Carfolio.com ID428868
Production total
Model code
Model family C-40
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1946 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine added 2015-08-02.
Last modified 2015-08-02.