1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS 454 Automatic, 1970 MY 12487

This car has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. It is part of Chevrolet's 12487 series of cars. Powering the Chevrolet Camaro SS 454 is an overhead valve, 7.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 450 bhp (456 PS/336 kW) at 5600 rpm and 678 N·m (500 lb·ft/69.1 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic 'box. The Chevrolet Camaro SS 454 weighs a quoted 1643 kg at the kerb.

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1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS 454 Automatic, 1970 MY 12487 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1643 kg
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7443 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
456 PS / 450 bhp / 336 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
678 Nm / 500 ft.lb / 69.1 kgm @ 3600 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW

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1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS 454 Automatic data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1557 mm 61.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 4775 mm 188 inches
Width 1890 mm 74.4 inches
Height 1283 mm 50.5 inches
Ground clearance 114 mm 4.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1643 kg 3622 lb
Weight distribution 58.7 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LS6
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.4 litre
7443 cc
(454.2 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 107.98 × 101.6 mm
4.25 × 4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.06
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
456 PS (450 bhp) (336 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
60.5 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
678 Nm (500 ft·lb) (69.1 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
91.09 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.25:1
Fuel system 1 Holley 3969898 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1144.7 kPa (166 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 930.38 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 277.7 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
204.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
273.89 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.9 kg/kW
8.18 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 2.290
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 14
Wheel size rear 7 x 14
Tyres front F70 x 14B
Tyres rear F70 x 14B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID326722
Production total
Model code
Model family 12487
RAC rating 57.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Camaro SS 454 Automatic added 2013-04-01.
Last modified 2013-04-01.