Chrysler New Yorker, 1955 MY

The Chrysler New Yorker is a sedan/saloon-bodied car with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.4 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 195 bhp (198 PS/145 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 434 N·m (320 lb·ft/44.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 2 speed automatic gearbox. The stated kerb weight is 1801 kg.

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Chrysler New Yorker, 1955 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5477 mm
How heavy?
1801 kg
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5422 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
198 PS / 195 bhp / 145 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
434 Nm / 320 ft.lb / 44.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm

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1955 Chrysler New Yorker data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3188 mm 125.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5477 mm 215.6 inches
Width 1970 mm 77.6 inches
Height 1638 mm 64.5 inches
Ground clearance 194 mm 7.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1801 kg 3971 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72.7 litres 16 UK Gal 19.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.4 litre
5422 cc
(330.871 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.8 × 92.1 mm
3.81 × 3.63 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 198 PS (195 bhp) (145 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 36 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 434 Nm (320 ft·lb) (44.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 80.04 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1005.9 kPa (145.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 677.75 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
Power-to-weight ratio 109.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
80.74 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
108.27 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.39 kg/kW
20.69 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.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID43791
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 46.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Chrysler New Yorker added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.