1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 US

The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that has an output of 285 bhp (289 PS/213 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 440 N·m (325 lb·ft/44.9 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 6 speed manual 'box. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1572 kg.

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Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
Chevrolet Camaro Z28
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Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
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Key facts

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4907 mm
How heavy?
1572 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
289 PS / 285 bhp / 213 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
440 Nm / 325 ft.lb / 44.9 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Camaro models

Chevrolet Camaro  -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1557 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1622 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1557 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1622 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1588 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1511 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1573 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro SS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW 1524 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6M 2972 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1710 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FA 6M 2569 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 1540 kg
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2568 101.1
Track/tread (front) 1542 60.7
Track/tread (rear) 1539 60.6
Length 4907 193.2
Width 1882 74.1
Height 1303 51.3
Ground clearance 112 4.4
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight 1572 kg 3466
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.7 litres 12.9 UK Gal 15.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LT1
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 289 PS (285 bhp) (213 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 49.7 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 440 Nm (325 ft·lb) (44.9 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 76.75 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.4:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 964.5 kPa (139.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 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
Power-to-weight ratio 183.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
135.19 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
181.3 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.4 kg/kW
12.36 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 2.670
Turning circle 13.10 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8 x 16
Wheel size rear 8 x 16
Tyres front P235/55 R 16
Tyres rear P235/55 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 266 mm
Rear brake diameter 266 mm
Braked area 2465 cm2
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio 0.5
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID103730
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 added 2002-12-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.