Chevrolet El Camino, 1985 MY

The El Camino is a rear wheel drive light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie road car with a front placed engine, sold by Chevrolet. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.2 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) at 3600 rpm and 284 N·m (209 lb·ft/29 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 3 speed automatic set of gears. The Chevrolet El Camino weighs a claimed 1462 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet El Camino, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie with 2 seats
How long?
5121 mm
How heavy?
1462 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4237 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
284 Nm / 209 ft.lb / 29 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Chevrolet El models

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1985 Chevrolet El Camino data
bodywork
Body type2 seater light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2974 mm 117.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1468 mm 57.8 inches
Length 5121 mm 201.6 inches
Width 1826 mm 71.9 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance 160 mm 6.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1462 kg 3223 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 67 litres 14.7 UK Gal 17.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.2 litre
4237 cc
(258.558 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 87.1 mm
4 × 3.43 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
30.7 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
284 Nm (209 ft·lb) (29 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
67.03 Nm/litre
0.81 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system Throttle-body EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 842.3 kPa (122.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 4100 rpm
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 706.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 90.16 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.31 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
88.92 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.08 kg/kW
25.19 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.200
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.LowTrailRA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front P205/75 R 14
Tyres rear P205/75 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 1985 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.41
general
Carfolio.com ID102729
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Chevrolet El Camino added 2002-11-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.