Dodge Challenger, 1972 MY

The Challenger is a motor car from Dodge, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 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 via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1436 kg. Maximum speed stated is 148 km/h or 92 mph.

Pictures

Key facts

Dodge Challenger, 1972 MY brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?4859 mm
How heavy?1436 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?148 km/h, 92 mph

Dodge Challenger models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1460 kg
Dodge Challenger -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5565 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
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

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1342 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1457 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4095 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1581 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5025 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4095 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1575 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1501 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1498 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1481 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1477 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3933 cm3 104 PS 103 bhp 77 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3683 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3683 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3683 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1524 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3683 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3683 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3683 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1469 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1498 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1361 kg
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 1436 kg 3166 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 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 148 km/h (92 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 77.67 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
57.12 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
76.6 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.51 kg/kW
29.24 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.
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 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID46607
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Dodge Challenger added 1999-12-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.