1968 Dodge Dart Hemi

The Dart Hemi is a rear wheel drive coupé motor car with a front placed engine, manufactured by Dodge. The 7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that produces 425 bhp (431 PS/317 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 665 N·m (490 lb·ft/67.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual 'box.

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Key facts

1968 Dodge Dart Hemi information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4978 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6981 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
431 PS / 425 bhp / 317 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
665 Nm / 490 ft.lb / 67.8 kgm @ 4000 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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1968 Dodge Dart Hemi data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1476 mm 58.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Length 4978 mm 196 inches
Width 1778 mm 70 inches
Height 1341 mm 52.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight
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 7 litre
6981 cc
(426.007 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 95.25 mm
4.25 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEgross)
431 PS (425 bhp) (317 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(SAEgross)
60.9 bhp/litre
1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEgross)
665 Nm (490 ft·lb) (67.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEgross)
95.26 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 2 Carter AFB 3084S carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1197.1 kPa (173.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 872.63 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front E70-14
Tyres rear E70-14
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID97592
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Dodge Dart Hemi added 2002-08-06.
Last modified 2015-04-27.