Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan, 2001 MY US

This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 260 bhp (264 PS/194 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 447 N·m (330 lb·ft/45.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox.

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Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan, 2001 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5438 mm
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
264 PS / 260 bhp / 194 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
447 Nm / 330 ft.lb / 45.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm

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2001 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2944 mm 115.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1582 mm 62.3 inches
Length 5438 mm 214.1 inches
Width 1969 mm 77.5 inches
Height 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance 178 mm 7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 87.1 litres 19.2 UK Gal 23 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LT1
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.39 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
(SAE net)
264 PS (260 bhp) (194 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
45.4 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
447 Nm (330 ft·lb) (45.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
77.97 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 979.8 kPa (142.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 5000 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
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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.170
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.4Li.CS.
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front P225/75 R 15
Tyres rear P225/75 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2326 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID171710
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan added 2008-03-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.