Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé, 1977 MY

The Chevelle Malibu Coupé is a rear wheel drive coupé road car with a front mounted engine, produced by Chevrolet. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 5.7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) at 3800 rpm and 352 N·m (260 lb·ft/35.9 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1678 kg.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé, 1977 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5250 mm
How heavy?
1678 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
352 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 35.9 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Chevelle models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1668 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1678 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1611 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1611 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1668 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7439 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5012 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1577 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1582 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1586 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1603 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1602 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1607 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1606 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1688 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1697 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1706 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7446 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1692 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7446 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1715 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1501 kg

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1977 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 mm 112 inches
Track/tread (front) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5250 mm 206.7 inches
Width 1953 mm 76.9 inches
Height 1356 mm 53.4 inches
Ground clearance 137 mm 5.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight 1678 kg 3699 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83 litres 18.3 UK Gal 21.9 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 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 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
(DIN)
162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
27.9 bhp/litre
0.46 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
352 Nm (260 ft·lb) (35.9 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.4 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 17057502 carbuerttor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 771.6 kPa (111.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
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 96.68 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.1 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
95.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.06 kg/kW
23.49 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 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.LowerTrailRA.CS.
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front GR78 x 15
Tyres rear GR78 x 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID182006
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1977 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Coupé added 2008-07-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.