Chevrolet Nova Hatchback Coupé, 1977 MY

This automobile has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) at 3800 rpm and 331 N·m (244 lb·ft/33.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual 'box. The stated kerb weight is 1535 kg.

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Chevrolet Nova Hatchback Coupé, 1977 MY information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4996 mm
How heavy?
1535 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5013 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
331 Nm / 244 ft.lb / 33.8 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Nova models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1540 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1549 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1542 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1489 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1501 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1552 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1595 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1583 kg
3 door hatchback FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1585 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1592 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1532 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1544 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
3 door hatchback FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1522 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1570 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1561 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1563 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1573 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1484 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1475 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1477 kg
1977 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1557 mm 61.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4996 mm 196.7 inches
Width 1834 mm 72.2 inches
Height 1361 mm 53.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1535 kg 3384 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 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 5 litre
5013 cc
(305.912 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95 × 88.4 mm
3.74 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
28.9 bhp/litre
0.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
331 Nm (244 ft·lb) (33.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
66.03 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 17057111 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 829.7 kPa (120.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 4400 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 626.63 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 95.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
70.44 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
94.46 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.2 kg/kW
23.71 lb/bhp
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 4.990
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front E78 x 14
Tyres rear E78 x 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID181533
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 44.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1977 Chevrolet Nova Hatchback Coupé added 2008-07-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.