1959 Dodge Custom Royal Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1955 - 1959
Price : $3,150-$4,000
Weight : 3665 lbs | 1662.416 kg

Power

V 8
Displacement : 5916 cc | 361.0 cu in. | 5.9 L.
Power : 305 BHP (224.48 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Compression : 10.1:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 4-barrel carburetor
Inline 6 | L-Head
Displacement : 3769 cc | 230.0 cu in. | 3.8 L.
Power : 135 BHP (99.36 KW) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 3.3 in | 83 mm.
Stroke : 4.4 in | 111 mm.
Compression : 8.0:1
Main Bearings : 4
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Stromberg 1-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5342 cc | 326.0 cu in. | 5.3 L.
Power : 255 HP (187.68 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Bore : 4.0 in | 100 mm.
Stroke : 3.3 in | 84 mm.
Compression : 9.2:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
1 2-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 5916 cc | 361.0 cu in. | 5.9 L.
Power : 295 BHP (217.12 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 4.1 in | 105 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Compression : 10.1:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
1 2-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 6276 cc | 383.0 cu in. | 6.3 L.
Power : 320 BHP (235.52 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Compression : 10.1:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 4-barrel carburetor
V 8
Displacement : 6276 cc | 383.0 cu in. | 6.3 L.
Power : 345 BHP (253.92 KW) @ 5000 RPM
Bore : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Compression : 10.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
2 Carter 4-barrel carburetor
Transmission:
3 Automatic TorqueFlite; Pushbutton

Production Figures

Total Dodge Production for 1959 : 156,385
1959 Dodge Custom Royal
Convertibles : 984
Lancer Hardtops : 6,278
Lancer Hardtops : 5,019
Sedans : 8,925

Handling

1959 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,200
Avg. Household Income : $5,010
Avg. Home : $12,400
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.25


Concepts by Dodge

Dodge Monthly Sales Volume

June 2019
38,561
May 2019
47,759
April 2019
31,262
March 2019
46,367
February 2019
37,073
January 2019
27,077
Additional Sales Volume Data


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