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Chrysler Charger 5.2 VJ

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Chrysler Charger 5.2 VJ

petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 5211 cm3 / 318.0 cu in / 318.0 cu in, 169.0 kW / 226.6 hp / 226.6 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, 461.0 N·m / 340.0 lb·ft / 340.0 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from1973
ModelCharger 5.2 VJIssued until
SerieChargerNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS,AU,ES,FR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5010 l / 176.93 cu ft / 176.93 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4570 mm / 179.9 in / 179.9 inTotal (curb) weight1380 kg / 3042 lb / 3042 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2680 mm / 105.5 in / 105.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 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 Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore99.3 mm / 3.91 in / 3.91 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement5211 cm3 / 318.0 cu in / 318.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity651.30 cm3/cylinder / 39.745 cu in/cylinder / 39.745 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power169.0 kW / 226.6 hp / 226.6 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque461.0 N·m / 340.0 lb·ft / 340.0 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)67.6 kW / 90.7 hp / 90.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output32.4 kW/l / 0.713 bhp/cu in / 0.713 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.5 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio166.7 kW/ton / 126.3 bhp/ton / 126.3 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/80-R14Tyres rear185/80-R14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler Charger 5.2 VJ

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