1934 Chrysler Airflow 8

The Chrysler Airflow 8 is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power to the rear wheels. Its 5.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) of power at 3400 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 3 speed manual gearbox. Maximum claimed speed is 145 km/h, which equates to 90 mph.

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1934 Chrysler Airflow 8 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
5.3 litre, 5301 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 3400 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph

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1934 Chrysler Airflow 8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3120 mm 122.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1441 mm 56.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1448 mm 57 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 5.3 litre
5301 cc
(323.487 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.55 × 123.8 mm
3.25 × 4.87 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.67
Valve gear side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 3400 rpm
Specific output 21.7 bhp/litre
0.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 6.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 662.63 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 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.10
general
Carfolio.com ID48070
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 33.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1934 Chrysler Airflow 8 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.