1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 1971 MY 13857

The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a rear wheel drive automobile, with its motor mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. The Monte Carlo forms part of Chevrolet's 13857 family of cars. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5.7 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 175 bhp (177 PS/130 kW) at 4000 rpm and 393 Nm (290 lbft/40.1 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1637 kg.

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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 1971 MY 13857 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5245 mm
How heavy?
1637 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

Chevrolet Monte models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1573 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1573 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1563 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1831 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7446 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7446 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6571 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
Chevrolet Monte Carlo -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1719 kg
Chevrolet Monte Carlo -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
Chevrolet Monte Carlo -
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1639 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW 1739 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1637 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 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7443 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 454 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7446 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1709 kg
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 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5766 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1844 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1742 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5753 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW 1527 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5752 cm3 163 PS 161 bhp 120 kW 1707 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1764 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5736 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1948 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5736 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1554 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1671 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5736 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1616 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5736 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1609 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6555 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1618 kg
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1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 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 1637 kg 3609 lb
Weight distribution 55.2 % 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 Quadrajet 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 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 108.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
79.72 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
106.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.54 kg/kW
20.95 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 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front G78 x 15B
Tyres rear G78 x 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 ID257037
Production total
Model code
Model family 13857
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo added 2011-10-16.
Last modified 2013-02-28.