1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupé 400 V8 Automatic, 1971 MY 13637

The Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupé 400 V8 is a 2 door coupé style car with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 6.6 litres. This unit develops power and torque figures of 260 bhp (264 PS/194 kW) at 4400 rpm and 529 Nm (390 lbft/53.9 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. Its quoted kerb weight is 1685 kg.

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupé 400 V8 Automatic, 1971 MY 13637 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5017 mm
How heavy?
1685 kg
What size engine?
6.6 litre, 6590 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
264 PS / 260 bhp / 194 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1586 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1603 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1602 kg
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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1706 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7446 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1692 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7446 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1715 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupé 400 V8 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 mm 112 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Length 5017 mm 197.5 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1339 mm 52.7 inches
Ground clearance 117 mm 4.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1685 kg 3715 lb
Weight distribution 57 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code LS3
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.6 litre
6590 cc
(402.146 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104.8 × 95.5 mm
4.13 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Net)
264 PS (260 bhp) (194 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Net)
39.5 bhp/litre
0.65 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Net)
529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(Net)
80.27 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7041200 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1008.7 kPa (146.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 823.75 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 156.45 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
115.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
154.3 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.69 kg/kW
14.52 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 F78 x 14B
Tyres rear F78 x 14B
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID237886
Production total
Model code 13637
Model family
RAC rating 54.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Sport Coupé 400 V8 Automatic added 2011-03-31.
Last modified 2013-02-28.