Dodge Lancer, 1962 MY

The Dodge Lancer is a saloon (sedan) with a front mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels. Powering the Dodge Lancer is an overhead valve, 3.7 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) at 4000 rpm and 291 N·m (215 lb·ft/29.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a quoted 1173 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Dodge Lancer, 1962 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4813 mm
How heavy?
1173 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3690 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
291 Nm / 215 ft.lb / 29.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1962 Dodge Lancer data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2705 mm 106.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Length 4813 mm 189.5 inches
Width 1791 mm 70.5 inches
Height 1355 mm 53.3 inches
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1173 kg 2586 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63.6 litres 14 UK Gal 16.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3690 cc
(225.178 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.3 × 104.8 mm
3.4 × 4.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.82
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
39.3 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
291 Nm (215 ft·lb) (29.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
78.86 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 991 kPa (143.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 615 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 125.33 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.18 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
123.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.85 kg/kW
18.12 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.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 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID46200
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Dodge Lancer added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.