Dodge Charger, 1972 MY

This automobile has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. The 3.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that produces 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 251 N·m (185 lb·ft/25.6 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission. It weighs a quoted 1513 kg at the kerb. It is claimed to manage a top speed of 151 km/h, or 94 mph.

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Key facts

Dodge Charger, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5217 mm
How heavy?
1513 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3680 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
251 Nm / 185 ft.lb / 25.6 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
151 km/h, 94 mph

Dodge Charger models

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW 1740 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1588 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5565 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1661 kg
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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1972 Dodge Charger 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 1513 kg 3336 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 Straight 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3680 cc
(224.567 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.4 × 104.6 mm
3.4 × 4.12 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.83
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
29.9 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
251 Nm (185 ft·lb) (25.6 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
68.21 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.4:1
Fuel system 1 Ho carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 857.1 kPa (124.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 613.33 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 151 km/h (94 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 73.71 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
54.21 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
72.7 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.45 kg/kW
30.81 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.
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 2062 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.21
general
Carfolio.com ID46321
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Dodge Charger added 1999-12-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.