Chevrolet Camaro SS Powerglide, 1968 MY 12300-12400 12437

The Camaro SS Powerglide is a rear wheel drive coupé automobile with a front located engine, manufactured by Chevrolet. The Chevrolet Camaro SS Powerglide belongs to the 12300-12400 model family from Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 6.5 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 350 bhp (355 PS/261 kW) at 5200 rpm and 562 Nm (415 lbft/57.3 kgm) at 3400 rpm respectively. A 2 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro SS Powerglide, 1968 MY 12300-12400 12437 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4689 mm
What size engine?
6.5 litre, 6490 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
355 PS / 350 bhp / 261 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
562 Nm / 415 ft.lb / 57.3 kgm @ 3400 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

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6292 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6387 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 6387 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 7010 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS Powerglide data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1514 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Length 4689 mm 184.6 inches
Width 1836 mm 72.3 inches
Height 1293 mm 50.9 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
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 L34
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.5 litre
6490 cc
(396.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104 × 95.5 mm
4.09 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
355 PS (350 bhp) (261 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
53.9 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
562 Nm (415 ft·lb) (57.3 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
86.59 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1088.2 kPa (157.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 811.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 4.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front F70 x 14
Tyres rear F70 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID411312
Production total
Model code 12437
Model family 12300-12400
RAC rating 53.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS Powerglide added 2015-03-22.
Last modified 2015-03-24.