Dodge Challenger, 1972 MY

Dodge Challenger is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The Dodge Challenger's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.2 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 1600 rpm. The engine drives the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. Its claimed kerb weight is 1460 kg. It is claimed to manage a top speed of 148 km/h or 92 mph.

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Key facts

Dodge Challenger, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4859 mm
How heavy?
1460 kg
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5210 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 1600 rpm
How fast?
148 km/h, 92 mph

Dodge Challenger models

Dodge Challenger -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5565 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3680 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1436 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1506 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5565 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1567 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7206 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6984 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6984 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1539 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1543 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1559 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1495 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1510 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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1972 Dodge Challenger data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2794 mm 110 inches
Track/tread (front) 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1565 mm 61.6 inches
Length 4859 mm 191.3 inches
Width 1938 mm 76.3 inches
Height 1293 mm 50.9 inches
Ground clearance 132 mm 5.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1460 kg 3219 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.2 litre
5210 cc
(317.934 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99.3 × 84.1 mm
3.91 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
28.8 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
67.75 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 851.4 kPa (123.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 651.25 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 148 km/h (92 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 104.17 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
76.61 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
102.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.05 kg/kW
21.8 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 12.90 m
Front suspension I.W.TrailLi.TB.ARB.
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 manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID46585
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Dodge Challenger added 1999-12-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.