Chevrolet El Camino Turbo Hydra-Matic, 1970 MY 13480

The Chevrolet El Camino Turbo Hydra-Matic is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with the engine located in the front, and a 2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie body. The 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that has an output of 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 468 N·m (345 lb·ft/47.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm. A 3 speed automatic transmission transmits the power to the wheels. The quoted kerb weight is 1574 kg.

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Chevrolet El Camino Turbo Hydra-Matic, 1970 MY 13480 information summary

What body style?
2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie with 2 seats
How long?
5245 mm
How heavy?
1574 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
468 Nm / 345 ft.lb / 47.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm

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1970 Chevrolet El Camino Turbo Hydra-Matic data
bodywork
Body type2 seater light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2845 mm 112 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Length 5245 mm 206.5 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1382 mm 54.4 inches
Ground clearance 117 mm 4.6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1574 kg 3470 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L65
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
(gross)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
43.6 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
468 Nm (345 ft·lb) (47.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
81.63 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7040114 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1025.8 kPa (148.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 161.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
118.44 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
158.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.44 kg/kW
14.1 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front 6JJ x 14
Wheel size rear 6JJ x 14
Tyres front F78 x 14
Tyres rear F78 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID317823
Production total
Model code 13480
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet El Camino Turbo Hydra-Matic added 2013-02-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.