Key facts

Chrysler Imperial, 1982 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5418 mm
How heavy?
1831 kg
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
332 Nm / 245 ft.lb / 33.9 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

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1982 Chrysler Imperial technical specifications

Introduction

Chrysler Imperial is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels.
The 5.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 332 N·m (245 lb·ft/33.9 kgm) at 2000 rpm.
A 3 speed automatic gearbox transfers the power to the driven wheels.
It weighs a stated 1831 kg at the kerb.
Its maximum speed claimed is 177 km/h or 110 mph.
1982 Chrysler Imperial data
Chrysler Imperial, 1982 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2863 112.7
Track/tread (front) 1524 60
Track/tread (rear) 1511 59.5
Length 5418 213.3
Width 1847 72.7
Height 1351 53.2
Ground clearance 150 5.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.89
Kerb weight 1831 kg 4037 lb
Weight distribution 59.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 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
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
26.9 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
332 Nm (245 ft·lb) (33.9 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
63.72 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 800.8 kPa (116.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 5000 rpm
crankshaft bearings 4
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 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 77.52 PS/g
57.02 kW/g
76.46 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.54 kg/kW
29.3 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 13.40 m
Front suspension I.W.TB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 7
Wheel size rear 7
Tyres front P205/75 R 15
Tyres rear P205/75 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter 275 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 2.24
general
Carfolio.com ID43483
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1982 Chrysler Imperial added 1999-02-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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