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Chrysler Newport Hardtop

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Chrysler Newport Hardtop

4-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7206 cm3 / 439.7 cu in / 439.7 cu in, 138.0 kW / 185.1 hp / 185.1 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from1977
ModelNewport HardtopIssued until
SerieNewportNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS,AU,ES,FR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5756 mm / 226.6 in / 226.6 inTotal (curb) weight2063 kg / 4548 lb / 4548 lb
Width2019 mm / 79.5 in / 79.5 inDry weight
Height1379 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3150 mm / 124.0 in / 124.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1626 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1610 mm / 63.4 in / 63.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance132 mm / 5.2 in / 5.2 inFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.37 m2 / 25.5 sq ft / 25.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore109.7 mm / 4.32 in / 4.32 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.2 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supply1 Ca TQ9101S carbEngine displacement7206 cm3 / 439.7 cu in / 439.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity900.75 cm3/cylinder / 54.967 cu in/cylinder / 54.967 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power138.0 kW / 185.1 hp / 185.1 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)55.2 kW / 74.0 hp / 74.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output19.1 kW/l / 0.421 bhp/cu in / 0.421 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque58.3 N·m/l / 0.51 lb·ft/cu in / 0.51 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.71

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed175 km/h / 109 mph / 109 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio89.7 kW/ton / 67.9 bhp/ton / 67.9 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
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.5Turning circle14.6 m / 47.9 ft / 47.9 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Torsion bar, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels front5.5 x 15Wheels rear5.5 x 15
Tyres frontHR78 x 15Tyres rearHR78 x 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front295 mm / 11.6 in / 11.6 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler Newport Hardtop

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