1966 Chevrolet Camaro SS, 1967 MY 12437

The Chevrolet Camaro SS is a rear wheel drive road car, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.5 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 375 bhp (380 PS/280 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 562 N·m (415 lb·ft/57.3 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 3 speed manual set of gears. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1521 kg.

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1966 Chevrolet Camaro SS, 1967 MY 12437 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4691 mm
How heavy?
1521 kg
What size engine?
6.5 litre, 6490 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
380 PS / 375 bhp / 280 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
562 Nm / 415 ft.lb / 57.3 kgm @ 3600 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1605 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1545 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1615 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1555 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1612 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1602 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1612 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1690 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1701 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW

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1966 Chevrolet Camaro SS data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1496 mm 58.9 inches
Length 4691 mm 184.7 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1306 mm 51.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1521 kg 3353 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70.1 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L78
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.5 litre
6490 cc
(396.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104 × 95.5 mm
4.09 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
380 PS (375 bhp) (280 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
57.8 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
562 Nm (415 ft·lb) (57.3 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
86.59 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 3916143 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1088.2 kPa (157.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 811.25 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 249.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
183.85 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
246.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.44 kg/kW
9.09 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 4.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6JK x 14
Wheel size rear 6JK x 14
Tyres front Firestone D70-14
Tyres rear Firestone D70-14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID277497
Production total
Model code 12437
Model family
RAC rating 53.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Chevrolet Camaro SS added 2012-06-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.