1987 Chevrolet Beretta GTU

The Chevrolet Beretta GTU is a front wheel drive automobile, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. The Chevrolet Beretta GTU's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.8 litre, overhead valve 60 degree V 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 125 bhp (127 PS/93 kW) of power at 4500 rpm, and maximum torque of 217 N·m (160 lb·ft/22.1 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. It weighs a claimed 1230 kg at the kerb.

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1987 Chevrolet Beretta GTU information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4755 mm
How heavy?
1230 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2838 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
127 PS / 125 bhp / 93 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
217 Nm / 160 ft.lb / 22.1 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet Beretta models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2200 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1250 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3137 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1356 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2189 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1202 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2260 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1268 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2189 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1188 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2189 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW
fixed-head coupé FF 5M 3135 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1297 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2260 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1285 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1991 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1185 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1991 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 2838 cm3 127 PS 125 bhp 93 kW

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1987 Chevrolet Beretta GTU data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2626 mm 103.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1415 mm 55.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Length 4755 mm 187.2 inches
Width 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1230 kg 2712 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 51.5 litres 11.3 UK Gal 13.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LB6
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.8 litre
2838 cc
(173.185 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 76.2 mm
3.5 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 127 PS (125 bhp) (93 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output 44 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 217 Nm (160 ft·lb) (22.1 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 76.46 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.9:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 960.9 kPa (139.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 473 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 103.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
75.78 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
101.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.2 kg/kW
22.04 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension SI.TA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 3.61
general
Carfolio.com ID205315
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Beretta GTU added 2009-10-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.