1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 US

The Monte Carlo Z34 is a front wheel drive coupé passenger car with a front located engine, from Chevrolet. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.4 litres. For this model it musters power and torque figures of 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) at 5200 rpm and 298 Nm (220 lbft/30.4 kgm) at 4400 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic transmission. The claimed kerb weight is 1565 kg.

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5098 mm
How heavy?
1565 kg
What size engine?
3.4 litre, 3350 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
298 Nm / 220 ft.lb / 30.4 kgm @ 4400 rpm

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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4A 3350 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2731 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 5098 mm 200.7 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1367 mm 53.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1565 kg 3450 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62.5 litres 13.7 UK Gal 16.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LQ1
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.4 litre
3350 cc
(204.43 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 84 mm
3.62 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
64.2 bhp/litre
1.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
298 Nm (220 ft·lb) (30.4 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
88.96 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; cast aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.7:1
Fuel system SFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1117.8 kPa (162.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 7000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 558.33 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 139.29 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
102.44 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
137.38 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.76 kg/kW
16.31 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.260
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6.0 x 16
Wheel size rear 6.0 x 16
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle RS-A 225/60 R 16
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle RS-A 225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter 277 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.43
general
Carfolio.com ID3410
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 added 1996-05-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.