Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro RS, 1990 MY information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4892 mm
How heavy?
1514 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5016 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
346 Nm / 255 ft.lb / 35.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.90 s

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1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS technical specifications

Introduction

The Chevrolet Camaro RS is a 2 door coupé-bodied car with a front located engine powering the rear wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 346 N·m (255 lb·ft/35.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm.
A 5 speed manual 'box delivers the power to the wheels.
Having a claimed weight at the kerb of 1514 kg, the Chevrolet Camaro RS manages to cover the 0-60 mph yardstick in 7.9 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 16.1 seconds.
1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS data
Chevrolet Camaro RS, 1990 MY data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2565 101
Track/tread (front) 1524 60
Track/tread (rear) 1547 60.9
Length 4892 192.6
Width 1849 72.8
Height 1278 50.3
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight 1514 kg 3338 lb
Weight distribution 58.00 % front
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
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
5016 cc
(306.095 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95 × 88.45 mm
3.74 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
33.9 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
346 Nm (255 ft·lb) (35.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
68.98 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 866.8 kPa (125.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 627 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.90 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.90 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.10 s
@ 86.90 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 113.85 PS/g
83.73 kW/g
112.29 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.94 kg/kW
19.95 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 recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock 2.100
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.PR.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8.0 x 16
Wheel size rear 8.0 x 16
Tyres front 235/5555 SR 16
Tyres rear 235/55 SR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.63
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID124036
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 44.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS added 2004-12-19.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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