1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454, 1971 MY 13857

The Monte Carlo SS 454 is a rear wheel drive coupé car with a front mounted engine, from Chevrolet. It forms part of Chevrolet's 13857 series. The Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7.4 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 325 bhp (330 PS/242 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 529 N·m (390 lb·ft/53.9 kgm) at 3600 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels through a 4 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1709 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454
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Key facts

1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454, 1971 MY 13857 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5245 mm
How heavy?
1709 kg
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7446 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
330 PS / 325 bhp / 242 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
529 Nm / 390 ft.lb / 53.9 kgm @ 3600 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 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 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1627 kg
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
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1639 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1627 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
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7446 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1711 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1529 mm 60.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1506 mm 59.3 inches
Length 5245 mm 206.5 inches
Width 1920 mm 75.6 inches
Height 1344 mm 52.9 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1709 kg 3768 lb
Weight distribution 56.9 % 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 LS6
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.4 litre
7446 cc
(454.383 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 101.6 mm
4.25 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
330 PS (325 bhp) (242 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
43.6 bhp/litre
0.72 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
529 Nm (390 ft·lb) (53.9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
71.04 Nm/litre
0.86 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 3986195 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 892.8 kPa (129.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 930.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 192.81 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
141.81 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
190.17 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.05 kg/kW
11.78 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 5.200
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front G70-15B
Tyres rear G70-15B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID256982
Production total
Model code
Model family 13857
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454 added 2011-10-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.