Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 1974 MY 1AH57 US.CA

The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé body. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 7.4 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 235 bhp (238 PS/175 kW) at 4000 rpm and 488 Nm (360 lbft/49.8 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 3 speed automatic gearbox.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 1974 MY 1AH57 US.CA information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5402 mm
What size engine?
7.4 litre, 7446 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
238 PS / 235 bhp / 175 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
488 Nm / 360 ft.lb / 49.8 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chevrolet Monte models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1563 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1573 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1573 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1831 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6573 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7446 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6571 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
Chevrolet Monte Carlo -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1616 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7443 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6571 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1617 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7544 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW 2039 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7544 cm3 219 PS 216 bhp 161 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7544 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7544 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7542 cm3 226 PS 223 bhp 166 kW 2314 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6554 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo data
Applicable to the Californian, USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1552 mm 61.1 inches
Length 5402 mm 212.7 inches
Width 1966 mm 77.4 inches
Height 1339 mm 52.7 inches
Ground clearance 124 mm 4.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
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 LT4
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7.4 litre
7446 cc
(454.383 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 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
(net)
238 PS (235 bhp) (175 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
31.6 bhp/litre
0.52 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
488 Nm (360 ft·lb) (49.8 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
65.54 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.25:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 823.6 kPa (119.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 930.75 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 2.960
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front G70 x 15B
Tyres rear G70 x 15B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID393107
Production total
Model code 1AH57
Model family
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1974 Chevrolet Monte Carlo added 2015-01-02.
Last modified 2015-01-02.