Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, 1987 MY 1GZ37 Z65

This car has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS belongs to the 1GZ37 model family from Chevrolet. Its 5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that develops 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 325 N·m (240 lb·ft/33.1 kgm) at 3200 rpm. The power is delivered to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1533 kg.

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, 1987 MY 1GZ37 Z65 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5141 mm
How heavy?
1533 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5001 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
325 Nm / 240 ft.lb / 33.1 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How economical?
17/24 US MPG EPA city/highway

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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 4300 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1443 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW
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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1344 kg

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1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 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 5141 mm 202.4 inches
Width 1824 mm 71.8 inches
Height 1394 mm 54.9 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1533 kg 3380 lb
Weight distribution 57.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 68.6 litres 15.1 UK Gal 18.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LG4
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
5001 cc
(305.18 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94.89 × 88.4 mm
3.74 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
36 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
325 Nm (240 ft·lb) (33.1 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
64.99 Nm/litre
0.79 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system 1 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 816.7 kPa (118.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 625.13 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 119.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
87.56 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
117.42 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.42 kg/kW
19.08 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17/24 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.8/9.8 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.2/10.2 km/l city/highway
UK MPG20.4/28.8 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG17.0/24.0 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 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front P215/65 R 15
Tyres rear P215/65 R 15
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 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID412291
Production total
Model code Z65
Model family 1GZ37
RAC rating 44.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.