Chrysler Newport Custom, 1972 MY HC-M CM41

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. The Chrysler Newport Custom is one of the HC-M model family from Chrysler. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 7.2 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 245 bhp (248 PS/183 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 488 N·m (360 lb·ft/49.8 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. The Chrysler Newport Custom weighs a claimed 2024 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Chrysler Newport Custom, 1972 MY HC-M CM41 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5692 mm
How heavy?
2024 kg
What size engine?
7.2 litre, 7206 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
248 PS / 245 bhp / 183 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2063 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1952 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2053 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1991 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1952 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1991 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2024 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2033 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1995 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 2020 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1977 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2049 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 2024 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1957 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1962 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 1999 kg
Chrysler Newport Custom Hardtop -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 2029 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 2029 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1932 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1999 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW

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1972 Chrysler Newport Custom data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5692 mm 224.1 inches
Width 2017 mm 79.4 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance 150 mm 5.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 2024 kg 4462 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 87.1 litres 19.2 UK Gal 23 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)
248 PS (245 bhp) (183 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
34 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
67.72 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Holley R-6160A carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 851 kPa (123.4 psi)
Maximum RPM 4800 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 122.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
90.27 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
121.05 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.08 kg/kW
18.51 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 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.TrLi.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front J78 x 15
Tyres rear J78 x 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 295 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.76
general
Carfolio.com ID49203
Production total
Model code CM41
Model family HC-M
RAC rating 59.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chrysler Newport Custom added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-07-21.