1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS US

The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS is a 2 door coupé-bodied car with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 320 bhp (324 PS/239 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 468 N·m (345 lb·ft/47.7 kgm) at 4400 rpm. A 6 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the driven wheels. The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS weighs a claimed 1524 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed stated is 257 km/h, which is 160 mph.

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Key facts

1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4915 mm
How heavy?
1524 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5666 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
324 PS / 320 bhp / 239 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
468 Nm / 345 ft.lb / 47.7 kgm @ 4400 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.5 s
How fast?
257 km/h, 160 mph

Chevrolet Camaro models

Chevrolet Camaro  -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1557 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1622 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1557 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1622 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1588 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1511 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1573 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

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1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2568 mm 101.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 4915 mm 193.5 inches
Width 1882 mm 74.1 inches
Height 1303 mm 51.3 inches
Ground clearance 157 mm 6.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight 1524 kg 3360 lb
Weight distribution 58 % 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 GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.7 litre
5666 cc
(345.761 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99 × 92 mm
3.9 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SEAnet)
324 PS (320 bhp) (239 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SEAnet)
56.5 bhp/litre
0.93 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SEAnet)
468 Nm (345 ft·lb) (47.7 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SEAnet)
82.6 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system ESPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1038 kPa (150.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 708.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.5 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.5 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 13.20 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.9 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 257 km/h (160 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 212.89 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
156.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
209.97 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.39 kg/kW
10.67 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.300
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TLi.PR.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 9 x 17
Wheel size rear 9 x 17
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 P275/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 P275/40 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2671 cm2
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.5
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID20801
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS added 1998-08-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.