Chevrolet Camaro, 1973 MY 1FQ87

The Camaro is a rear wheel drive coupé passenger car with a front mounted engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) at 3600 rpm and 278 N·m (205 lb·ft/28.3 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. Power is supplied to the wheels through a 3 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro, 1973 MY 1FQ87 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4785 mm
What size engine?
5 litre, 5025 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 3600 rpm
How much torque?
278 Nm / 205 ft.lb / 28.3 kgm @ 2000 rpm

Chevrolet Camaro models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1602 kg
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

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1342 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3680 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1436 kg
Dodge Charger -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3680 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1513 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3687 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1524 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1469 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1498 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1361 kg
1973 Chevrolet Camaro 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 4785 mm 188.4 inches
Width 1890 mm 74.4 inches
Height 1247 mm 49.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L14
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
5025 cc
(306.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.43 × 82.55 mm
3.88 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 3600 rpm
Specific output
(net)
22.9 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
278 Nm (205 ft·lb) (28.3 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
55.32 Nm/litre
0.67 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7043101 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 695.2 kPa (100.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 628.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 6.270
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front E78 x 14B
Tyres rear E78 x 14B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID326942
Production total
Model code 1FQ87
Model family
RAC rating 48.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Chevrolet Camaro added 2013-04-02.
Last modified 2013-04-02.