Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupé, 1987 MY 1GZ37

The Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupé is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupé belongs to the 1GZ37 model family from Chevrolet. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.3 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) at 4000 rpm and 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1443 kg.

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupé, 1987 MY 1GZ37 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5090 mm
How heavy?
1443 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4300 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 ft.lb / 31.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How economical?
19/26 US MPG EPA city/highway

Chevrolet 1GZ37 models

McLaren 570S -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4300 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1443 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1466 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1533 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1344 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4237 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1535 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5013 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1355 kg

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1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1468 mm 57.8 inches
Length 5090 mm 200.4 inches
Width 1824 mm 71.8 inches
Height 1382 mm 54.4 inches
Ground clearance 137 mm 5.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1443 kg 3181 lb
Weight distribution 55.3 % front
fuel tank capacity 66.7 litres 14.7 UK Gal 17.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LB4
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.3 litre
4300 cc
(262.402 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
32.6 bhp/litre
0.53 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
305 Nm (225 ft·lb) (31.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
70.93 Nm/litre
0.86 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 891.3 kPa (129.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.67 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 98.37 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
72.35 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
97.02 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.82 kg/kW
23.09 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19/26 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.4/9.0 l/100km city/highway
km/litre8.1/11.1 km/l city/highway
UK MPG22.8/31.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG19.0/26.0 US MPG city/highway
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 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front P195/75 R 14
Tyres rear P195/75 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.41
general
Carfolio.com ID412280
Production total
Model code
Model family 1GZ37
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS Coupé added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.