Dodge Charger SE, 1972 MY

The Dodge Charger SE is a rear wheel drive road car, with the motor mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 7.2 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 280 bhp (284 PS/209 kW) at 4800 rpm and 509 N·m (375 lb·ft/51.9 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. This power is transmitted to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1740 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 191 km/h (119 mph).

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Key facts

Dodge Charger SE, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5217 mm
How heavy?
1740 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
284 PS / 280 bhp / 209 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
509 Nm / 375 ft.lb / 51.9 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
191 km/h, 119 mph

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6555 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1697 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1749 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5795 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
1972 Dodge Charger SE data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2921 mm 115 inches
Track/tread (front) 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1575 mm 62 inches
Length 5217 mm 205.4 inches
Width 1953 mm 76.9 inches
Height 1326 mm 52.2 inches
Ground clearance 114 mm 4.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1740 kg 3836 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 7.2 litre
7206 cc
(439.737 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.73 × 95.25 mm
4.32 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
284 PS (280 bhp) (209 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
38.9 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
509 Nm (375 ft·lb) (51.9 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
70.64 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Ho carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 887.6 kPa (128.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 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 191 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 163.16 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
120 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
160.92 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.33 kg/kW
13.92 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 5.300
Turning circle 13.50 m
Front suspension I.W.TrailLi.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2451 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID46024
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Dodge Charger SE added 1999-12-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.