Chrysler Windsor De Luxe, 1955 MY

This car has a saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Powering the Chrysler Windsor De Luxe is an overhead valve, 4.3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 119 bhp (121 PS/89 kW) at 3600 rpm and 295 N·m (218 lb·ft/30.1 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. A 3 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels. The Chrysler Windsor De Luxe weighs a claimed 1658 kg at the kerb.

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Chrysler Windsor De Luxe, 1955 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5477 mm
How heavy?
1658 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4335 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
121 PS / 119 bhp / 89 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
295 Nm / 218 ft.lb / 30.1 kgm @ 1600 rpm

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1955 Chrysler Windsor De Luxe data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3188 mm 125.5 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5477 mm 215.6 inches
Width 1970 mm 77.6 inches
Height 1638 mm 64.5 inches
Ground clearance 194 mm 7.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1658 kg 3655 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 Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.3 litre
4335 cc
(264.538 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.3 × 120.7 mm
3.44 × 4.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.72
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 121 PS (119 bhp) (89 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output 27.5 bhp/litre
0.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 295 Nm (218 ft·lb) (30.1 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque 68.05 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system 1 B&B carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 855.2 kPa (124 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 722.5 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 72.77 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
71.77 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.68 kg/kW
31.21 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
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
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID48081
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Chrysler Windsor De Luxe added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.