1959 Chrysler New Yorker Series 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 - 1961
Price : $4,425-$5,210
Weight : 4120 lbs | 1868.801 kg

Power

V 8
Displacement : 6768 cc | 413.0 cu in. | 6.8 L.
Power : 350 BHP (257.6 KW) @ 4600 RPM
Bore : 4.2 in | 106 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 10.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter 4-barrel Type AFB
Transmission:
Automatic PushButton TorqueFlite

Production Figures

Total Chrysler Production for 1959 : 69,970
1959 Chrysler New Yorker Series
2-Door Hardtop Coupes : 2,435
Chassiss : 2
Convertibles : 286
Hardtop Coupes : 4,805
Sedans : 7,792
Town & Country 9-Passenger Wagons : 564
Town & Country Wagons : 444

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 Chrysler

Chrysler Monthly Sales Volume

June 2019
12,941
May 2019
10,903
April 2019
8,987
March 2019
12,169
February 2019
10,368
January 2019
9,054
Additional Sales Volume Data


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