Dodge Charger 3rd Gen 1971-1974


May 5, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Dodge Charger 3rd Gen 440 SE (1972)
Country
USA
Top Speed (mph)
115
0-60 mph
7.1
1/4 mile
14.8
BHP
330 @4800rpm
Torque lbft
410 @3600rpm
BHP per ton
191
Engine capacity CC/CU
7206/440
Engine type
V8 Carburettors x 3
Aspiration
Normal
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)
205.4
Width (in)
76.9
Height (in)
52.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3800
Additional Info: Note: the power ratings from 1972 are net HP, the 400 had a “gross” power rating of 385bhp pre-1972. Also available was a 150hp (net) and 230hp (gross) 318cu, a 240hp 340cu (became 360cu from 1973 on), a 335hp (gross) 383cu, a 175hp, 190hp, 255hp and a 260-280hp (all net) 400cu, a 280hp (net) and 370hp (gross hp) R/T 440cu and a 425hp 426cu, which was available for the last time in 1971 and could get to 60 in 5.8 secs and cover the 1/4 mile in 13.7 secs. Several upgraded models: R/T, SE, 500, Super Bee and Road Runner.

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