Chrysler Newport Sedan, 1970 MY

The Chrysler Newport Sedan is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.3 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 1971 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 177 km/h (110 mph).

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Chrysler Newport Sedan, 1970 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5707 mm
How heavy?
1971 kg
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
294 PS / 290 bhp / 216 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1952 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2024 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1977 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW

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1970 Chrysler Newport Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5707 mm 224.7 inches
Width 2007 mm 79 inches
Height 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1971 kg 4345 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 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 6.3 litre
6286 cc
(383.595 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
294 PS (290 bhp) (216 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
46.1 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
84.16 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.7:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1057.5 kPa (153.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 785.75 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 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 149.18 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
109.72 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
147.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.11 kg/kW
15.22 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
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TB.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front H78 x 15
Tyres rear H78 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID43703
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chrysler Newport Sedan added before December 1995.
Last modified 2014-05-07.