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1924 Chrysler Model B-70


1924 Chrysler Model B-70 Specifications
The 1924 Chrysler's 211-cid inline six developed 68 horsepower at 3,000 rpm. It boasted a high 4.7:1 compression ratio (compared to Buick's 3.5:1).
The 1924 Chrysler's 211-cid inline six developed 68 horsepower at 3,000 rpm. It boasted a high 4.7:1 compression ratio (compared to Buick's 3.5:1).
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The 1924 Chrysler Model B-70 was the first car ever designed by Walter P. Chrysler. It proved to be a success, and Chrysler went on to found the Chrysler Corporation.

Get specifications for the 1924 Chrysler Model B-70.

Engine:6 cylinder, L-head, 211 cid (3 _ 4 3/4 in. bore _ stroke), 7 main bearings, solid valve lifters, 4.7:1 compression ratio, 68 bhp @ 3,000 rpm

Transmission: 3-speed selective, floor-mounted control

Suspension: Rigid axles, longitudinal semi-elliptic springs

Brakes: Lockheed 4-wheel external hydraulic

Wheelbase (in.): 112.75

Weight (lbs): 2,730 (touring car)

Top speed (mph): 70-75

Production: Approx. 32,000 (calendar year)

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