Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible, 1966 MY 16800 16867

This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible belongs to the 16800 range of cars from Chevrolet. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 7 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 390 bhp (395 PS/291 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 623 N·m (460 lb·ft/63.5 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual transmission. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1851 kg.

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Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible, 1966 MY 16800 16867 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
5415 mm
How heavy?
1851 kg
What size engine?
7 litre, 6999 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
395 PS / 390 bhp / 291 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
623 Nm / 460 ft.lb / 63.5 kgm @ 3600 rpm

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3855 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW

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1966 Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1588 mm 62.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Length 5415 mm 213.2 inches
Width 2029 mm 79.9 inches
Height 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1851 kg 4081 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L36
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
6999 cc
(427.105 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 95.5 mm
4.25 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 395 PS (390 bhp) (291 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 55.7 bhp/litre
0.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 623 Nm (460 ft·lb) (63.5 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 89.01 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7036205 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1118.6 kPa (162.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 874.88 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 213.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
157.12 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
210.7 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.36 kg/kW
10.63 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 5.420
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5J x 14
Wheel size rear 5J x 14
Tyres front 8.25 x 14-4PR
Tyres rear 8.25 x 14-4PR
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID268279
Production total
Model code 16867
Model family 16800
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible added 2012-04-07.
Last modified 2013-06-27.