Chevrolet Camaro Automatic, 1998 MY US

The Chevrolet Camaro is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 3.8 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces 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. A 4 speed automatic transmission transmits the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro Automatic, 1998 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4915 mm
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?
19/29 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 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 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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1998 Chevrolet Camaro Automatic 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
length:wheelbase ratio 1.91
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
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 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
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19/29 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.4/8.1 l/100km city/highway
km/litre8.1/12.3 km/l city/highway
UK MPG22.8/34.8 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG19.0/29.0 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.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7½ x 16
Wheel size rear 7½ 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 302 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID227359
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Chevrolet Camaro Automatic added 2010-12-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.