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Chrysler Newport Sedan

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Chrysler Newport Sedan

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5210 cm3 / 317.9 cu in / 317.9 cu in, 119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 366.0 N·m / 269.9 lb·ft / 269.9 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

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

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5756 mm / 226.6 in / 226.6 inTotal (curb) weight1977 kg / 4359 lb / 4359 lb
Width2019 mm / 79.5 in / 79.5 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 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)2.40 m2 / 25.9 sq ft / 25.9 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 & headBore99.3 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supply1 Ca TQ9076S carbEngine displacement5210 cm3 / 317.9 cu in / 317.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity651.25 cm3/cylinder / 39.742 cu in/cylinder / 39.742 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque366.0 N·m / 269.9 lb·ft / 269.9 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.7 kW / 64.0 hp / 64.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.9 kW/l / 0.503 bhp/cu in / 0.503 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque70.2 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio80.9 kW/ton / 61.3 bhp/ton / 61.3 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 Sedan

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