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1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5154 mm
How heavy?
1715 kg
What size engine?
6.5 litre, 6548 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
375 PS / 370 bhp / 276 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
603 Nm / 445 ft.lb / 61.5 kgm @ 3900 rpm

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1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV technical specifications

Introduction

This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front located engine driving through the rear wheels.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.5 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 370 bhp (375 PS/276 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 603 N·m (445 lb·ft/61.5 kgm) at 3900 rpm.
The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed manual set of gears.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1715 kg.
1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV data
1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 112
Track/tread (front) 1549 61
Track/tread (rear) 1524 60
Length 5154 202.9
Width 1948 76.7
Height 1329 52.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1715 kg 3781 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 67.8 litres 14.9 UK Gal 17.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.5 litre
6548 cc
(399.583 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104.6 × 95.25 mm
4.12 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 375 PS (370 bhp) (276 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 56.5 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 603 Nm (445 ft·lb) (61.5 kgm)
at 3900 rpm
Specific torque 92.09 Nm/litre
1.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1157.2 kPa (167.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 818.5 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 218.74 PS/g
160.88 kW/g
215.74 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.22 kg/kW
10.38 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front G78 x 14
Tyres rear G78 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID120725
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 54.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Pontiac GTO Ram Air IV added 2004-06-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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