Chrysler Town & Country, 1974 MY 4C-P CP45

The Chrysler Town & Country is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its engine located in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon body. It is part of Chrysler's 4C-P family of cars. The 7.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 230 bhp (233 PS/172 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 474 N·m (350 lb·ft/48.3 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission. Quoted kerb weight is 2286 kg.

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Chrysler Town & Country, 1974 MY 4C-P CP45 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 5/6 seats
How long?
5707 mm
How heavy?
2286 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
233 PS / 230 bhp / 172 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
474 Nm / 350 ft.lb / 48.3 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7206 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 2311 kg

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1974 Chrysler Town & Country data
bodywork
Body type5/6 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1626 mm 64 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5707 mm 224.7 inches
Width 2017 mm 79.4 inches
Height 1501 mm 59.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 2286 kg 5040 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.2 litre
7206 cc
(439.737 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 109.73 × 95.25 mm
4.32 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
233 PS (230 bhp) (172 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
31.9 bhp/litre
0.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
474 Nm (350 ft·lb) (48.3 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
65.78 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 826.6 kPa (119.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 900.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 102.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
75.03 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
100.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.33 kg/kW
22.26 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6½JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 6½JJ x 15
Tyres front L78 x 15
Tyres rear L78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID48158
Production total
Model code CP45
Model family 4C-P
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Chrysler Town & Country added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-07-21.