1968 Dodge Polara Production Numbers:

2-door hdtp =20,446
convertible =1,205
4-door sedan =25,991
4-door hdtp =19,509
6-passenger wagon =4,736
9-passenger wagon =4,232
Polara 500 2-door hdtp =3,256
Polara 500 2-door convertible =792

 

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The nicknames refer loosely to the profiles of the three generations of the Chrysler C-body platform.

Slabs: 1965-1968
Fuselages: 1969-1973
Formals: 1974-1978

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1968 Specifications
Wheelbase 119
Wheelbase (wagons) 121
Track, front 62
Track, rear 61
Length, overall 213
Width, overall 78
Height, overall 56
Head room, front 40
Head room, rear 38
Leg room, front 42
Leg room, rear 37
Shoulder room, front 60
Shoulder room, rear 60

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1968 DODGE POLARA 4-Door Sedan 318 V-8 4-Door Sedan TorqueFlite

Info on DODGE POLARA 4-Door Sedan 318 V-8 4-Door Sedan TorqueFlite model year 1968, version for North America U.S. with 4-door sedan body type, RWD (rear-wheel drive) and automatic 3-speed gearbox.

Basic specs and characteristics: petrol (gasoline) engine of 5210 cm3 / 318 cui displacement with advertised power 171.5 kW / 230 hp / 233 PS ( SAE gross ) / 4400 and 461 Nm / 340 lb-ft / 2400 of torque.

Dimensions: this model outside length is 5563 mm / 219 in, it’s 2032 mm / 80 in wide and has wheelbase of 3099 mm / 122 in. The value of a drag coefficient, estimated by a-c, is Cd = 0.5 . Standard wheels were fitted with tires size 8.25 x 14. Reference vehicle weights are: official base curb weight 1782 kg / 3928 lbs .

How fast is it ? Performance: top speed 184 km/h (114 mph) (theoretical); accelerations 0- 60 mph 10.1 s; 0- 100 km/h 10.8 s (a-c simulation); 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 17.3 s (a-c simulation).

Fuel consumption and mileage: official: , average estimated by a-c: 22 l/100km / 12.8 mpg (imp.) / 10.7 mpg (U.S.) / 4.5 km/l

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