Dodge Charger 1st Gen 1966-1967


May 5, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015

Dodge Charger Prototype
This is a 1964/65 prototype of the Charger

Dodge Charger 1st Gen (1966-1967)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
120
0-50 mph
5.6
0-60 mph
7.2
1/4 mile
15.6
BHP
325 @4800rpm
Torque lbft
425 @2800rpm
BHP per ton
179
Engine capacity CC/CU
6276/383
Engine type
V8 Carburettor
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
3
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Drum/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
203.6
Width (in)
75.5
Height (in)
53
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3990
Additional Info: Also available in 1966 was a 318cu with 230hp, a 361cu with 265hp and the 383cu which replaced the 361cu totally in 1967. In 1967 there was also a 440cu with 375hp. See below for the 425hp Hemi.

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1966 Dodge Charger 383

Dodge Charger Hemi (1966-1967)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
134
0-50 mph
5.1
0-60 mph
6.4
1/4 mile
14.2
BHP
425 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
490 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
225
Engine capacity CC/CU
6971/426
Engine type
V8 Carburettors x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
3
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
203.6
Width (in)
75.5
Height (in)
53
Kerb Weight (lbs)
4160
Additional Info: The factory power rating of the Hemi engine was said to be conservative and was actually considered to be closer to 500hp.

1966 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi Engine