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Chrysler New Yorker

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

New Yorker
Vehicle Model

A car produced by Chrysler.  The Chrysler New Yorker was the car of 1954 NASCAR Grand National Champion Lee Petty.

Reference Desk
Chilton Manual for Chrysler (Concorde/Intrepid/LHS/New Yorker/Vision 1993-1997)

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Photographs
1982 Specifications
Documents
Recalls


Photographs

1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
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1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
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1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
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1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
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1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
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1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
2009 Pop's Productions Father's Day Car Show and Swap
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1948 Chrysler New Yorker 1948
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
2009 Pop's Productions Father's Day Car Show and Swap
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
2009 Nostalgia Auto Show
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
2009 Nostalgia Auto Show
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
2009 Nostalgia Auto Show
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
Photo ©2009 Bill Crittenden
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1964 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 1964 Salon
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1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
Photo by "Morven"
May 29, 2005
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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May 29, 2005
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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May 29, 2005
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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May 29, 2005
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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May 29, 2005
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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May 29, 2005
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
1970 Chrysler New Yorker 1970
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Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled "GNU Free Documentation License".
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker 1977
Photo ©2012 Bill Crittenden
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
Photo ©2010 Bill Crittenden
2010 Gary Lang Auto Group Car Show
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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2010 Gary Lang Auto Group Car Show
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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2010 Gary Lang Auto Group Car Show
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1978 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 1978 Brougham
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1982 Specifications

Body Type6-passenger Sedan6-passenger Sedan
DrivetrainFRFR
Wheelbase112.7 inches112.7 inches
Overall Length206.7 inches206.7 inches
Overall Width74.2 inches74.2 inches
Overall Height55.3 inches55.3 inches
Track60.0 front/59.5 rear60.0 front/59.5 rear
Ground Clearance5.9 inches5.9 inches
Engine TypeI6 "Slant Six" 90-degreeV8, cast iron block
Engine Displacement318 cubic inches
Bore & Stroke3.91" x 3.31" (99.3mm x 84.1mm)
ValvetrainOHV
CrankshaftCast iron, 5 main bearings
Engine Maximum Speed4500 RPM
Horsepower90hp @ 3600 rpm (SAE net)130hp @ 4000 rpm (SAE net)
Torque160 lb./ft. @ 1600 rpm (SAE net)230 lb./ft. @ 2000 rpm (SAE net)
Emissions Controls3-way catalyst, oxygen sensor, EGR, air injection, closed-loop catalyst in California
Fuel System1-barrel carburetor2-barrel carburetor for 49 states, 4-barrel carburetor in California
Fuel87-octane gasoline, unleaded
Crankcase Oil Capacity4.0 quarts
Cooling System Capacity16.5 quarts
Transmission3-speed automatic
1st Gear Ratio2.74:1
2nd Gear Ratio1.54:1
3rd Gear Ratio1.00:1 (direct drive)
Axle Ratio2.94:12.20:1 (2.94:1 optional)
Final Drive Ratio2.20:1
Front SuspensionIndependent, transverse torsion bars, upper and lower A-arms, telescopic shocks, anti-roll barIndependent, transverse torsion bars, upper and lower A-arms, telescopic shocks, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionSolid axle, leaf springs, telescopic shocksSolid axle, leaf springs, telescopic shocks
Steering TypeRecirculating ballRecirculating ball
Steering Ratio18.7:1
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock3.5
Turning Circle, Curb-to-Curb43.6 feet
Front Brakes10.82" discs, power assist
Rear Brakes10.0" drums, power assist
Brake Swept Area355.24 square inches
Wheels15x7" stamped steel
TiresP205/75R15 Michelin X
Curb Weight3510 lb.*
Weight Distribution56% front/44% rear
Power-to-Weight Ratio27lbs./horsepower*
Brake Swept Area to Weight Ratio*202.42 square inches per ton
Fuel Tank Capacity18.0 gallons
Trunk Capacity15.6 cubic feet
EPA Fuel Economy Rating18 city/22 highway17 city/26 highway (16 city/25 highway in California)
Top Speed100 mph (estimated*)
0-30 MPH4.29 seconds*
0-40 MPH6.33 seconds*
0-50 MPH9.15 seconds*
0-60 MPH12.98 seconds*
0-70 MPH17.44 seconds*
Standing Quarter Mile19.12 seconds @ 72.9 mph*
Passing 40-60 MPH6.65 seconds*
Passing 50-70 MPH8.29 seconds*
Braking 30-0 MPH50 feet*
Braking 60-0 MPH186 feet*
Base Price$11,461
* per Motor Trend test (June 1982), as tested: Fifth Avenue with luxury/convenience package including: adjustable steering column, 6-way power seat, power door locks, AM/FM stereo, velvet interior, twin remote mirrors, undercoating, 49-state V8 engine.

Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
February 1997Veridian On-Site Air Bag Related/Adult Passenger Fatality Investigation
Vehicle: 1995 Chrysler New Yorker
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

PDF
- 215KB - 14 pages


Recalls

Model YearsIssuing AgencyRecall #Reason
1984-1988NHTSA08E033000SUSPENSION


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