• Chevrolet Capitol Coach

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Key facts

Chevrolet Capitol Coach, 1927 MY AA information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
3761 mm
How heavy?
1025 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2800 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
27.2 PS / 26.8 bhp / 20 kW @ 2000 rpm
How much torque?


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1927 Chevrolet Capitol Coach technical specifications


Chevrolet Capitol Coach is an automobile that has a 2 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
The Capitol Coach is part of Chevrolet's AA model series.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.8 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 26.8 bhp (27.2 PS/20 kW) of power at 2000 rpm.
A 3 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels.
It weighs a quoted 1025 kg at the kerb.
1927 Chevrolet Capitol Coach data
Chevrolet Capitol Coach, 1927 MY AA data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2616 103
Track/tread (front) 1422 56
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 3761 148.1
Width 1689 66.5
Height 1853 73
Ground clearance 230 9.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 1025 kg 2260 lb
Weight distribution 46.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 37.9 litres 8.3 UK Gal 10 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.8 litre
2800 cc
(170.866 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93.66 × 101.6 mm
3.69 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.92
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 27.2 PS (26.8 bhp) (20 kW)
at 2000 rpm
Specific output 9.6 bhp/litre
0.16 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 4.33:1
Fuel system 1 Carter carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 3
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 700 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 26.51 PS/g
19.5 kW/g
26.15 bhp/ton
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 51.29 kg/kW
85.67 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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 29 x 4.40
Wheel size rear 29 x 4.40
Tyres front 29 x 4.40
Tyres rear 29 x 4.40
Brakes F/R -/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter 279 mm
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.82
general ID291269
Production total
Model code
Model family AA
RAC rating 21.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1927 Chevrolet Capitol Coach added 2012-11-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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