Key facts

1989 Chevrolet Beretta GT information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4658 mm
How heavy?
1297 kg
What size engine?
3.1 litre, 3135 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
244 Nm / 180 / 24.9 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.6 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph


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1989 Chevrolet Beretta GT technical specifications


The Beretta GT is a front wheel drive coupé motor vehicle with a front positioned engine, produced by Chevrolet.
The 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.1 litres. For this model it produces power and torque figures of 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) at 4200 rpm and 244 Nm (180 lbft/24.9 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively.
The power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
The quoted kerb weight is 1297 kg.
Maximum stated speed is 201 km/h or 125 mph.
1989 Chevrolet Beretta GT data
1989 Chevrolet Beretta GT data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2626 103.4
Track/tread (front) 1412 55.6
Track/tread (rear) 1400 55.1
Length 4658 183.4
Width 1732 68.2
Height 1427 56.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1297 kg 2859 lb
Weight distribution 62 % front
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.1 litre
3135 cc
(191.309 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89 × 84 mm
3.5 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output 43.1 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 244 Nm (180 ft·lb) (24.9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 77.83 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system Ro fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 978.1 kPa (141.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 522.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.4 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 105.53 PS/g
77.62 kW/g
104.09 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.88 kg/kW
21.52 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension SI.TA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.72
Final drive ratio 3.61
general ID24035
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Chevrolet Beretta GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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