Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, 1999 MY US

The Camaro Convertible is a passenger car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 3.8 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) at 5200 rpm and 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1588 kg.

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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, 1999 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4907 mm
How heavy?
1588 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 ft.lb / 31.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
19/30 US MPG EPA city/highway

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 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
Chevrolet Camaro SS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW 1524 kg
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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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 196 PS 193 bhp 144 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 1998 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 1998 cm3 192 PS 189 bhp 141 kW
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 2295 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 245.0 CO2
Mercedes-Benz CLK 320 Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 3199 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 262.0 CO2 1695 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2799 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1810 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 2799 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1810 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 2295 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 237.0 CO2
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 2295 cm3 197 PS 194 bhp 145 kW 225.0 CO2
Mercedes-Benz SLK 320 -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 3199 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 267.0 CO2 1405 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5A 3199 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 245.0 CO2
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 2435 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1570 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 2435 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1570 kg
1999 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
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 4907 mm 193.2 inches
Width 1882 mm 74.1 inches
Height 1321 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight 1588 kg 3501 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 63.6 litres 14 UK Gal 16.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L36
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.52 × 86.36 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 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 52.8 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 305 Nm (225 ft·lb) (31.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 80.45 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1011 kPa (146.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 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 127.7 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
93.92 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
125.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.65 kg/kW
17.79 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19/30 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.4/7.8 l/100km city/highway
km/litre8.1/12.8 km/l city/highway
UK MPG22.8/36.0 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG19.0/30.0 US MPG city/highway
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 2.670
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8 x 16
Wheel size rear 8 x 16
Tyres front P215/60 R 16
Tyres rear P215/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 300 mm
Rear brake diameter 301 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID227040
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible added 2010-12-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.