• Chevrolet Camaro Z28

    Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -

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  • Chevrolet Camaro Z28

    Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -

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Key facts

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 information summary

What body style?
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 / 44.9 kgm @ 2400 rpm


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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 technical specifications


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.
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 data
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
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 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.7 litres 12.9 UK Gal 15.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
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
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
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/g
135.19 kW/g
181.3 bhp/ton
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 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 rack & pinion PAS
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
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.5
Final drive ratio 3.42
general 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.

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