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Dodge Coronet 500 Hardtop

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 Dodge Coronet 500 Hardtop

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5210 cm3 / 317.9 cu in / 317.9 cu in, 171.5 kW / 230.0 hp / 230.0 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, manual 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from1968
ModelCoronet 500 HardtopIssued until
SerieCoronetNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryAR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5248 mm / 206.6 in / 206.6 inTotal (curb) weight1479 kg / 3261 lb / 3261 lb
Width1948 mm / 76.7 in / 76.7 inDry weight
Height1334 mm / 52.5 in / 52.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2972 mm / 117.0 in / 117.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1511 mm / 59.5 in / 59.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1504 mm / 59.2 in / 59.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity72 l / 15.9 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 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 ManufacturerDodgeValves per cylinder2
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 supplyEngine displacement5210 cm3 / 317.9 cu in / 317.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity651.25 cm3/cylinder / 39.742 cu in/cylinder / 39.742 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power171.5 kW / 230.0 hp / 230.0 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 typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.6 kW / 92.0 hp / 92.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output32.9 kW/l / 0.723 bhp/cu in / 0.723 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque88.5 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears3
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 ratio155.5 kW/ton / 117.8 bhp/ton / 117.8 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-lockTurning circle12.5 m / 41.0 ft / 41.0 ft
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 detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge Coronet 500 Hardtop

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