1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Nomad 350 V8, 1971 MY 13236

The Chevrolet Chevelle Nomad 350 V8 is a 5 door estate/station wagon-bodied car with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. The 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 175 bhp (177 PS/130 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 393 N·m (290 lb·ft/40.1 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine powers the wheels through a 3 speed manual 'box. Stated weight at the kerb is 1755 kg.

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Nomad 350 V8, 1971 MY 13236 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5253 mm
How heavy?
1755 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
177 PS / 175 bhp / 130 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
393 Nm / 290 ft.lb / 40.1 kgm @ 2400 rpm

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1920 kg
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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1877 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5012 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1555 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1549 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1566 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1652 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1566 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1541 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1815 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1795 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1799 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1828 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1808 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1819 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1817 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1815 kg

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Nomad 350 V8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1504 mm 59.2 inches
Length 5253 mm 206.8 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1382 mm 54.4 inches
Ground clearance 157 mm 6.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1755 kg 3869 lb
Weight distribution 46.7 % front
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L48
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)
177 PS (175 bhp) (130 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
30.5 bhp/litre
0.5 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
393 Nm (290 ft·lb) (40.1 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
68.55 Nm/litre
0.83 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7041203 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 861.4 kPa (124.9 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 101.1 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
74.36 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
99.72 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.45 kg/kW
22.46 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 6.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front G78 x 14B
Tyres rear G78 x 14B
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID237578
Production total
Model code 13236
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Nomad 350 V8 added 2011-03-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.