Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible, 1968 MY 12300-12400 12467

The Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible is a rear wheel drive road car, with the engine placed in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body. The Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible is one of the 12300-12400 range of cars from Chevrolet. Powering the Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible is an overhead valve, 6.5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 375 bhp (380 PS/280 kW) at 5600 rpm and 562 N·m (415 lb·ft/57.3 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible, 1968 MY 12300-12400 12467 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4689 mm
What size engine?
6.5 litre, 6490 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
380 PS / 375 bhp / 280 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
562 Nm / 415 ft.lb / 57.3 kgm @ 3600 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

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
Dodge Coronet R/T Hardtop -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6958 cm3 416 PS 410 bhp 306 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6958 cm3 416 PS 410 bhp 306 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6958 cm3 416 PS 410 bhp 306 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6990 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1696 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1696 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW 1696 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6551 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 7206 cm3 380 PS 375 bhp 280 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1634 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1654 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6362 cm3 370 PS 365 bhp 272 kW 1613 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 355 PS 350 bhp 261 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
Pontiac GTO Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW 1630 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6554 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
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 L78
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)
380 PS (375 bhp) (280 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
57.8 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
562 Nm (415 ft·lb) (57.3 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
86.59 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
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 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.55
general
Carfolio.com ID411433
Production total
Model code 12467
Model family 12300-12400
RAC rating 53.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible added 2015-03-22.
Last modified 2015-03-24.