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Chrysler Windsor

(1957 model)

Brief specs of 1957 Chrysler Windsor

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5793 cm3 / 353.5 cu in / 353.5 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 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

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from1957
ModelWindsorIssued until
SerieWindsorNumber 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

Length5569 mm / 219.3 in / 219.3 inTotal (curb) weight
Width2000 mm / 78.7 in / 78.7 inDry weight
Height1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3200 mm / 126.0 in / 126.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1518 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.46 m2 / 26.5 sq ft / 26.5 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 constructionBore100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.2 mm / 3.63 in / 3.63 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supply1 Ca carbEngine displacement5793 cm3 / 353.5 cu in / 353.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity724.13 cm3/cylinder / 44.189 cu in/cylinder / 44.189 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.0 kW / 91.2 hp / 91.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.4 kW/l / 0.645 bhp/cu in / 0.645 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque72.5 N·m/l / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in / 0.63 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler Windsor

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