Dodge Royal D50-3, 1955 MY

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Its 4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that produces 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 301 N·m (222 lb·ft/30.7 kgm) at 2400 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the driven wheels. The Dodge Royal D50-3 weighs a claimed 1554 kg at the kerb.

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Dodge Royal D50-3, 1955 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5220 mm
How heavy?
1554 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3955 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
301 Nm / 222 ft.lb / 30.7 kgm @ 2400 rpm

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1955 Dodge Royal D50-3 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1441 mm 56.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1441 mm 56.7 inches
Length 5220 mm 205.5 inches
Width 1883 mm 74.1 inches
Height 1575 mm 62 inches
Ground clearance 175 mm 6.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1554 kg 3426 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 59.1 litres 13 UK Gal 15.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4 litre
3955 cc
(241.349 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.3 × 82.6 mm
3.44 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
1 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 37.9 bhp/litre
0.62 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 301 Nm (222 ft·lb) (30.7 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 76.11 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system 1 St carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 956.4 kPa (138.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 494.38 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 97.87 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.98 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
96.53 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.89 kg/kW
23.21 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 12.60 m
Front suspension I.CS.
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 1119 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID47399
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 37.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Dodge Royal D50-3 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.