1968 Chrysler Newport Sedan

This car has a 4 door saloon type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 290 bhp (294 PS/216 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 515 N·m (380 lb·ft/52.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm. A 3 speed manual gearbox transfers the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1764 kg.

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Key facts

1968 Chrysler Newport Sedan information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5570 mm
How heavy?
1764 kg
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6286 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
294 PS / 290 bhp / 216 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
515 Nm / 380 ft.lb / 52.5 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chrysler Newport models

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1952 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 2015 kg
4 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 2063 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1995 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 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
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
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 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 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 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6286 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6286 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW 1971 kg

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1968 Chrysler Newport Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3150 mm 124 inches
Track/tread (front) 1575 mm 62 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5570 mm 219.3 inches
Width 1999 mm 78.7 inches
Height 1443 mm 56.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1764 kg 3889 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90 litres 19.8 UK Gal 23.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 6.3 litre
6286 cc
(383.595 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 85.85 mm
4.25 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.26
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
294 PS (290 bhp) (216 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
46.1 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
515 Nm (380 ft·lb) (52.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
81.93 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1029.5 kPa (149.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 785.75 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 166.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
122.59 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
164.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.16 kg/kW
13.63 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 13.50 m
Front suspension I.TB.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2341 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID86559
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Chrysler Newport Sedan added 2001-08-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.