1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible 350 V8 Automatic, 1971 MY 13667

This automobile has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that develops 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 transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1606 kg.

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible 350 V8 Automatic, 1971 MY 13667 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5017 mm
How heavy?
1606 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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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1678 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1668 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1611 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1678 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1668 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7439 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5012 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1577 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1582 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1586 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1595 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1602 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1603 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1607 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1688 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1697 kg
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1501 kg

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2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible 350 V8 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
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 1344 mm 52.9 inches
Ground clearance 117 mm 4.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1606 kg 3541 lb
Weight distribution 54.4 % 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 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 7041202 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 110.48 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
108.97 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.31 kg/kW
20.56 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 E78 x 14B
Tyres rear E78 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 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID238073
Production total
Model code 13667
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible 350 V8 Automatic added 2011-03-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.