Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon, 1978 MY 1BL00 1BL35

This vehicle has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon belongs to the 1BL00 range of cars from Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 5.7 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) at 3800 rpm and 366 Nm (270 lbft/37.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1900 kg.

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Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon, 1978 MY 1BL00 1BL35 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5453 mm
How heavy?
1900 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
366 Nm / 270 ft.lb / 37.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet 1BL00 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 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
4 door sedan/​saloon 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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 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 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 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
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

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5737 cm3 167 PS 165 bhp 123 kW 1563 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1557 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5896 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1691 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5210 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1647 kg
1978 Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2945 mm 115.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1628 mm 64.1 inches
Length 5453 mm 214.7 inches
Width 2009 mm 79.1 inches
Height 1473 mm 58 inches
Ground clearance 150 mm 5.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight 1900 kg 4189 lb
Weight distribution 48.8 % front
fuel tank capacity 83.3 litres 18.3 UK Gal 22 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LM1
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
(net)
172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(net)
29.7 bhp/litre
0.49 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
366 Nm (270 ft·lb) (37.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
63.84 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 17058202 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 802.2 kPa (116.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 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 90.72 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
66.72 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
89.47 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.99 kg/kW
25.04 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 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 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID334510
Production total
Model code 1BL35
Model family 1BL00
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1978 Chevrolet Impala Station Wagon added 2013-04-24.
Last modified 2013-04-25.