1918 Chevrolet Eight

Chevrolet Eight is a car that has a 4 door tourer body style with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 4.7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. A 3 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the wheels.

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1918 Chevrolet Eight information summary

What body style?
4 door tourer with 4/5 seats
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4689 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
Unknown
How much torque?
Unknown
1918 Chevrolet Eight data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater tourer
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3048 mm 120 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.7 litre
4689 cc
(286.14 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85.7 × 101.6 mm
3.37 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.84
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
Specific output
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system 1 Zenith carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 586.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Turning circle
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 34 x 4
Tyres rear 34 x 4
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 4.25
general
Carfolio.com ID120197
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 36.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1918 Chevrolet Eight added 2004-05-30.
Last modified 2013-02-28.