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Chrysler 160

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Chrysler 160

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1639 cm3 / 100.0 cu in / 100.0 cu in, 58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from1972
Model160Issued until
Serie160Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4590 l / 162.09 cu ft / 162.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4527 mm / 178.2 in / 178.2 inTotal (curb) weight1065 kg / 2348 lb / 2348 lb
Width1728 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2667 mm / 105.0 in / 105.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.9 kW / 28.0 hp / 28.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerChrysler-SimcaValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.4 mm / 3.28 in / 3.28 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supply1 carburettorEngine displacement1639 cm3 / 100.0 cu in / 100.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity409.75 cm3/cylinder / 25.004 cu in/cylinder / 25.004 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power58.9 kW / 79.0 hp / 79.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)23.6 kW / 31.6 hp / 31.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.9 kW/l / 0.790 bhp/cu in / 0.790 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.4 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio74.2 kW/ton / 56.2 bhp/ton / 56.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front5J x 13Wheels rear5J x 13
Tyres front165 SR 13Tyres rear165 SR 13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler 160

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