1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Automatic, 1973 MY 1AH57

The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its powerplant mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. The Monte Carlo forms part of Chevrolet's 1AH57 model series. The Chevrolet Monte Carlo's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 346 N·m (255 lb·ft/35.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm. A 3 speed automatic 'box supplies the power to the wheels. Its stated weight at the kerb is 1750 kg.

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Key facts

1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Automatic, 1973 MY 1AH57 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5344 mm
How heavy?
1750 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
346 Nm / 255 ft.lb / 35.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Monte models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1573 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1563 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1573 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1831 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7446 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7446 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 7439 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW 1788 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1777 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1734 kg
Chevrolet Monte Carlo -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6571 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1616 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7443 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6571 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1617 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1728 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1552 mm 61.1 inches
Length 5344 mm 210.4 inches
Width 1971 mm 77.6 inches
Height 1339 mm 52.7 inches
Ground clearance 124 mm 4.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1750 kg 3858 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83.3 litres 18.3 UK Gal 22 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
25.3 bhp/litre
0.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
346 Nm (255 ft·lb) (35.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
60.35 Nm/litre
0.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 758.4 kPa (110 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 84.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
61.79 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
82.86 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.18 kg/kW
27.03 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
turns lock-to-lock 3.010
Turning circle 13.10 m
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front G78 x 15B
Tyres rear G78 x 15B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID234256
Production total
Model code
Model family 1AH57
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Automatic added 2011-02-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.