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Chrysler Cordoba

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Chrysler Cordoba

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5898 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in, 99.0 kW / 132.8 hp / 132.8 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 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, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from1979
ModelCordobaIssued until
SerieCordobaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5720 l / 202.00 cu ft / 202.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5481 mm / 215.8 in / 215.8 inTotal (curb) weight1731 kg / 3816 lb / 3816 lb
Width1958 mm / 77.1 in / 77.1 inDry weight
Height1323 mm / 52.1 in / 52.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2918 mm / 114.9 in / 114.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1572 mm / 61.9 in / 61.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance132 mm / 5.2 in / 5.2 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.88  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.10 m2 / 11.9 sq ft / 11.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)27.4 kW / 36.7 hp / 36.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block & headBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supply1 Carter TQ9198S carburettorEngine displacement5898 cm3 / 359.9 cu in / 359.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity737.25 cm3/cylinder / 44.990 cu in/cylinder / 44.990 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power99.0 kW / 132.8 hp / 132.8 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque366.0 N·m / 269.9 lb·ft / 269.9 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)39.6 kW / 53.1 hp / 53.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output16.8 kW/l / 0.369 bhp/cu in / 0.369 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque62.0 N·m/l / 0.54 lb·ft/cu in / 0.54 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio98.2 kW/ton / 74.4 bhp/ton / 74.4 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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front5.5 x 15Wheels rear5.5 x 15
Tyres frontGR78 x 15Tyres rearGR78 x 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front294 mm / 11.6 in / 11.6 inBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler Cordoba

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