Chevrolet Capitol Coupé, 1927 MY AA

The Chevrolet Capitol Coupé is a 2 door coupé style automobile with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The Capitol Coupé is part of Chevrolet's AA model range. The 2.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that has an output of 26.8 bhp (27.2 PS/20 kW) of power at 2000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels compliments of a 3 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 980 kg.

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Chevrolet Capitol Coupé, 1927 MY AA information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
3761 mm
How heavy?
980 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?
Unknown

Chevrolet AA models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 2800 cm3 27.2 PS 26.8 bhp 20 kW 1000 kg
Chevrolet Capitol Coach -
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2800 cm3 27.2 PS 26.8 bhp 20 kW 1025 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2800 cm3 27.2 PS 26.8 bhp 20 kW 1061 kg
2 door roadster FR 3M 2800 cm3 27.2 PS 26.8 bhp 20 kW 889 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2800 cm3 27.2 PS 26.8 bhp 20 kW 1064 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 2800 cm3 27.2 PS 26.8 bhp 20 kW 923 kg
1927 Chevrolet Capitol Coupé data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2616 mm 103 inches
Track/tread (front) 1422 mm 56 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1422 mm 56 inches
Length 3761 mm 148.1 inches
Width 1689 mm 66.5 inches
Height 1830 mm 72 inches
Ground clearance 230 mm 9.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 980 kg 2161 lb
Weight distribution 48.6 % front
fuel tank capacity 37.9 litres 8.3 UK Gal 10 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear 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
sump
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
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 27.73 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
20.39 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
27.35 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.01 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 49.04 kg/kW
81.91 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
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
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.82
general
Carfolio.com ID291280
Production total
Model code
Model family AA
RAC rating 21.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1927 Chevrolet Capitol Coupé added 2012-11-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.