Chevrolet Impala, 1978 MY 1BL00 1BL69

Chevrolet Impala is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Impala is one of the 1BL00 range of cars from Chevrolet. The Chevrolet Impala's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.1 litre, overhead valve 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) of power at 3800 rpm, and maximum torque of 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 1600 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Chevrolet Impala, 1978 MY 1BL00 1BL69 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5387 mm
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4093 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.3 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Chevrolet 1BL00 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 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 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1900 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3785 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1430 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1654 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1633 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1707 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1417 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1528 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1572 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1539 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3681 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1667 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3293 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 1343 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3293 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2998 cm3 121 PS 119 bhp 89 kW 1715 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3005 cm3 111 PS 109.5 bhp 82 kW 1745 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1588 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1588 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1658 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1658 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3791 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1442 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3791 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
1978 Chevrolet Impala data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2945 mm 115.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1570 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1544 mm 60.8 inches
Length 5387 mm 212.1 inches
Width 1930 mm 76 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance 147 mm 5.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 79.6 litres 17.5 UK Gal 21 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L22
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.1 litre
4093 cc
(249.77 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.42 × 89.66 mm
3.87 × 3.53 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(net)
26.9 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
63.03 Nm/litre
0.76 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.1:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 17058014 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 792.1 kPa (114.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 682.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 3.160
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6JJ x 15
Wheel size rear 6JJ x 15
Tyres front FR78-15
Tyres rear FR78-15
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 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID334488
Production total
Model code 1BL69
Model family 1BL00
RAC rating 36.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1978 Chevrolet Impala added 2013-04-24.
Last modified 2013-04-25.