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Dodge 426 Hemi specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1620 kg (3571 lbs)
Dimensions 5.29 m (208 in) long, 1.94 m (76 in) wide, 1.37 m (54 in) high
Wheelbase 3.02 m (119 in)
Power / weight 266 ps (262 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 402 Nm (296 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1964
Origin country United States
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Performance

Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 4.9 s
0 - 60 mph 4.6 s

Powertrain

Engine type Chrysler Racing Hemi 426
Displacement 7.0 l (426 ci / 6981 cc)
Power 431 ps (425 bhp / 317 kw) @ 6000 rpm
Torque 651 Nm (480 lb-ft) @ 4600 rpm
Power / liter 62 ps (61 hp)
Transmission 4 Speed Manual (2.94 ratio)
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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Super8  6y ago

@ Shaggy: It's limited alongside with Coronet Hemi in 1964. One of them is used for NHRA named Dodge 426 Hemi lighweight here the link:
http://www.fastestlaps.com/models/dodge-426-hemi-lightweight
And here the other link:
http://musclecars.howstuffworks.com/classic-muscle-cars/1964-dodge-426-hemi.htm


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Shaggy  6y ago

My mistake, it is a Polara, I just looked on Automobile-catalog.com, but I looked at the wrong year, I looked for a '67, this is a '64, the '67 Polara wasn't available with a Hemi.


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Shaggy  6y ago

It isn't a Polara, the Dodge Polara was not available with a 426 Hemi, which confuses me even more, what is this?
@ Super8: The Government allowed Chrysler to put the 426 Hemi in this car because Chrysler lied about it's power output, which I don't blame them for doing, the engine is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay underrated at 425 horsepower, some speculate it's actually 480, a stock, restored 426 Hemi was put on a dyno a few years ago and registered 862 horsepower.


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Shaggy  6y ago

@aaaa: Thanks. A Dodge Polara with a 426 Hemi, what a sleeper, these were better known as family cars.


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aaaa  6y ago

@shaggy, I believe that is a polara


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Shaggy  6y ago

Is that a Coronet?


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Super8  7y ago

@ Mental: Page for lightweight version
http://www.fastestlaps.com/models/dodge-426-hemi-lightweight
It's only available on close ratio only and had incredible 1/4 mile times


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Super8  7y ago

@ Mental: Yeah, it's the only way or you can bring this beast to Highway 381 Nevada and drive over 155 mph.


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Mental  7y ago

I think on a track it would be quite slow (except NASCAR tracks). I'm sure that on, for example, Hockenheim any 60s Ferrari would have problems with this beast, cause Dodge is too heavy for 60s and too long and it creates problems with handling.

So the only way is to compete in NASCAR.


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Super8  7y ago

At least it has scary look. The Ferrari driver back in 64 should be aware if they saw this car in their rear view mirror. They think they can run away fast but it's not easy to get away from this beast.


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Mental  7y ago

Supercharged Volga... LOL!

But, heck, it's torque is just amazing - the same as in Enzo!


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BR2,  7y ago

Oh man, is that Uuuuugly! n those matching rims-_- They made some Fantastic looking cars back in this Generation, but this one was hit by the Ugly Stick...Love the Hood scoop though.


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Super8  7y ago

I still had no idea why USA government allow Chrysler to put Racing engine into their car.


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Super8  7y ago

This is the fastest Dodge in 1964 and the most powerful Dodge all time. This car is first car that fitted with Hemi engine. However, in 1964 Chrysler still not designed Hemi for street use so they decide to put a mighty Racing 426 Hemi engine to this car then they mild it a bit. The performance is very impressive cuz it can beat both Corvette and Cobra in straight line even with 2.94 long ratio. The most incredible about this car is this one is faster than Ferrari 250 GTO both in acceleration and top speed. However, the street performance is so bad. It will overheating if you drive it below 60 mph and the acceleration is to wild and hard to control even the driver hit the pedal slowly and smoothly. This case also happen in 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona R/T cuz it has almost identical Hemi engine like this car.