Chrysler Newport Custom, 1976 MY CM 41 US.CA

The Newport Custom is a motor vehicle from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The Newport Custom forms part of Chrysler's CM range of cars. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.9 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 175 bhp (177 PS/130 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 366 N·m (270 lb·ft/37.3 kgm) at 1600 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Chrysler Newport Custom, 1976 MY CM 41 US.CA information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5756 mm
What size engine?
5.9 litre, 5896 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
177 PS / 175 bhp / 130 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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1976 Chrysler Newport Custom data
Applicable to the Californian, USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1626 mm 64 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5756 mm 226.6 inches
Width 2019 mm 79.5 inches
Height 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 100.4 litres 22.1 UK Gal 26.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code E56
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.9 litre
5896 cc
(359.796 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 90.9 mm
4 × 3.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
177 PS (175 bhp) (130 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
29.7 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
62.08 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 780.1 kPa (113.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 737 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
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 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 5½JJ x 15
Tyres front HR78 x 15
Tyres rear HR78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.71
general
Carfolio.com ID429055
Production total
Model code 41
Model family CM
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Chrysler Newport Custom added 2015-08-29.
Last modified 2015-08-29.