Key facts

Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5141 mm
How heavy?
1344 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5013 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
324 Nm / 239 / 33 kgm @ 2000 rpm


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1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS technical specifications


The Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS is a 2 door coupé-bodied car with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
Powering the Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS is an overhead valve, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) at 4000 rpm and 324 N·m (239 lb·ft/33 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively.
The power is delivered to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic gearbox.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1344 kg.
1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS data
Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, 1985 MY data
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2743 108
Track/tread (front) 1486 58.5
Track/tread (rear) 1468 57.8
Length 5141 202.4
Width 1824 71.8
Height 1394 54.9
Ground clearance 152 6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1344 kg 2963 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 67 litres 14.7 UK Gal 17.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
5013 cc
(305.912 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95 × 88.4 mm
3.74 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
29.9 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
324 Nm (239 ft·lb) (33 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
64.63 Nm/litre
0.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 812.2 kPa (117.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 4500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 626.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 113.16 PS/g
83.23 kW/g
111.61 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.02 kg/kW
20.07 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball PAS
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 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front P215/65 R 15
Tyres rear P215/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.29
general ID102740
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 44.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS added 2002-11-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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