Chrysler Royal Limousine, 1937 MY

This vehicle has a 4 door limousine body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The Chrysler Royal Limousine's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, side valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 93 bhp (94 PS/69 kW) of power at 3600 rpm, and maximum torque of 228 N·m (168 lb·ft/23.3 kgm) at 1200 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.


Key facts

Chrysler Royal Limousine, 1937 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door limousine with 6/7 seats
How long?
5482 mm
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3738 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
94 PS / 93 bhp / 69 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
228 Nm / 168 / 23.3 kgm @ 1200 rpm

Chrysler Royal models

4 door limousine FR 3M 3738 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3738 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3738 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
1937 Chrysler Royal Limousine data
Body type6/7 seater limousine
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3378 mm 133 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5482 mm 215.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3738 cc
(228.107 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85.7 × 108 mm
3.37 × 4.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.79
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 94 PS (93 bhp) (69 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 24.9 bhp/litre
0.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 228 Nm (168 ft·lb) (23.3 kgm)
at 1200 rpm
Specific torque 61 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 6.5:1
Fuel system 1 Carter E6KI-4 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 766.5 kPa (111.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 623 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.25 x 16
Tyres rear 6.25 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general ID429352
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1937 Chrysler Royal Limousine added 2015-08-29.
Last modified 2015-08-29.