Chevrolet Camaro Powerglide, 1968 MY 12300-12400 12437

Chevrolet Camaro Powerglide is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Camaro Powerglide is one of the 12300-12400 range of cars from Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 5.4 litres. In this application it provides power and torque figures of 210 bhp (213 PS/157 kW) at 4600 rpm and 434 Nm (320 lbft/44.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 2 speed automatic transmission.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro 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?
5.4 litre, 5354 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
213 PS / 210 bhp / 157 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
434 Nm / 320 ft.lb / 44.3 kgm @ 2400 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 3M 4748 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4748 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4982 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4749 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 4925 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1479 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3OD 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1312 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1337 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1331 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1318 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1320 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1339 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1497 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1295 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4727 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1314 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1508 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1525 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
1968 Chevrolet Camaro 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
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5354 cc
(326.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 82.55 mm
4 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
213 PS (210 bhp) (157 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
39.2 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
434 Nm (320 ft·lb) (44.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
81.06 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.75:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7028110 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1018.6 kPa (147.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 669.25 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front 7.35 x 14
Tyres rear 7.35 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID411642
Production total
Model code 12437
Model family 12300-12400
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Chevrolet Camaro Powerglide added 2015-03-22.
Last modified 2015-03-24.