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Dodge Charger

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Dodge Charger

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 3680 cm3 / 224.6 cu in / 224.6 cu in, 82.0 kW / 110.0 hp / 110.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 151 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from1972
ModelChargerIssued until
SerieChargerNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5880 l / 207.65 cu ft / 207.65 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5217 mm / 205.4 in / 205.4 inTotal (curb) weight1513 kg / 3336 lb / 3336 lb
Width1953 mm / 76.9 in / 76.9 inDry weight
Height1326 mm / 52.2 in / 52.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2921 mm / 115.0 in / 115.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1516 mm / 59.7 in / 59.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance114 mm / 4.5 in / 4.5 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.88 m2 / 9.5 sq ft / 9.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.9 kW / 29.3 hp / 29.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke104.6 mm / 4.12 in / 4.12 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.83
Fuel supply1 Ho carbEngine displacement3680 cm3 / 224.6 cu in / 224.6 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity613.33 cm3/cylinder / 37.428 cu in/cylinder / 37.428 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power82.0 kW / 110.0 hp / 110.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque251.0 N·m / 185.1 lb·ft / 185.1 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.8 kW / 44.0 hp / 44.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output22.3 kW/l / 0.490 bhp/cu in / 0.490 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque68.2 N·m/l / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in / 0.60 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.21

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed151 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio72.7 kW/ton / 55.1 bhp/ton / 55.1 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 ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock5.3Turning circle13.5 m / 44.3 ft / 44.3 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Trailing link, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge Charger

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