Dodge Dart 440, 1963 MY

The Dart 440 is a rear wheel drive saloon (sedan) automobile with a front located engine, sold by Dodge. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.1 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 461 N·m (340 lb·ft/47 kgm) at 2800 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic 'box.

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Key facts

Dodge Dart 440, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5131 mm
What size engine?
5.1 litre, 5130 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
461 Nm / 340 ft.lb / 47 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1963 Dodge Dart 440 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 5131 mm 202 inches
Width 1943 mm 76.5 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 96.6 litres 21.2 UK Gal 25.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.1 litre
5130 cc
(313.052 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.6 × 84.1 mm
3.88 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
48.7 bhp/litre
0.8 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
461 Nm (340 ft·lb) (47 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
89.86 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1129.3 kPa (163.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 641.25 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 12.30 m
Front suspension I.TB.
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 2026 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID46035
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Dodge Dart 440 added 1996-03-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.