Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, 1985 MY

The Monte Carlo SS is a car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) at 4800 rpm and 304 Nm (224 lbft/31 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Its claimed kerb weight is 1355 kg. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 180 km/h (112 mph).

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, 1985 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5141 mm
How heavy?
1355 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5013 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
304 Nm / 224 ft.lb / 31 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1468 mm 57.8 inches
Length 5141 mm 202.4 inches
Width 1824 mm 71.8 inches
Height 1394 mm 54.9 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1355 kg 2987 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 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
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
35.9 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
304 Nm (224 ft·lb) (31 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
60.64 Nm/litre
0.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 762.1 kPa (110.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 5300 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 626.63 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 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 134.69 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
99.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
132.84 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.09 kg/kW
16.86 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 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
Braked area 1985 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID102762
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.