1968 Dodge Dart GT Convertible

The Dodge Dart GT Convertible is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet-bodied car with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.5 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 2000 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 1374 kg.

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Key facts

1968 Dodge Dart GT Convertible information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4963 mm
How heavy?
1374 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4492 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Dodge Dart models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
Dodge Dart Swinger 340 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5563 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3254 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3687 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1603 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1606 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1568 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1576 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1564 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1580 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3OD 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1378 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1372 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1380 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4728 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4492 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4492 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4492 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1531 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1527 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1562 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1523 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1558 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4103 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
1968 Dodge Dart GT Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1458 mm 57.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1412 mm 55.6 inches
Length 4963 mm 195.4 inches
Width 1770 mm 69.7 inches
Height 1356 mm 53.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1374 kg 3029 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 4.5 litre
4492 cc
(274.119 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.2 × 84.1 mm
3.63 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
42.3 bhp/litre
0.69 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
78.58 Nm/litre
0.95 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 987.5 kPa (143.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 561.5 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 140.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
103.12 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
138.28 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.7 kg/kW
16.2 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 11.80 m
Front suspension I.TB.
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 1621 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID86086
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Dodge Dart GT Convertible added 2001-08-14.
Last modified 2013-02-28.