Chevrolet Monte Carlo Supercharged SS, 2004 MY US

This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The 6 cylinder, overhead valve supercharged powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.8 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) at 5200 rpm and 380 Nm (280 lbft/38.8 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed automatic 'box. It weighs a claimed 1598 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Monte Carlo Supercharged SS, 2004 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5027 mm
How heavy?
1598 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
380 Nm / 280 ft.lb / 38.8 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet Monte models

2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3517 cm3 214 PS 211 bhp 157 kW 1521 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 5327 cm3 307 PS 303 bhp 226 kW 1583 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3880 cm3 245 PS 242 bhp 180 kW 1540 kg
Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3354 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1515 kg
Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1538 kg

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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Supercharged 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 2807 mm 110.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1577 mm 62.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1554 mm 61.2 inches
Length 5027 mm 197.9 inches
Width 1847 mm 72.7 inches
Height 1402 mm 55.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1598 kg 3523 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64.4 litres 14.2 UK Gal 17 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type supercharged petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L67
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 63.3 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 380 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.8 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 100.24 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1259.6 kPa (182.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration S/Charged
Compressor
Intercooler
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 152.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
111.99 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
150.19 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.93 kg/kW
14.91 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 unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.300
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P235/55 R 17 W
Tyres rear P235/55 R 17 W
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 303 mm
Rear brake diameter 278 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 2.93
general
Carfolio.com ID225533
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Supercharged SS added 2010-12-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.