Chevrolet El Camino, 1987 MY 1GW80

This car has a 2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie type body with a front located engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. The El Camino forms part of Chevrolet's 1GW80 series of cars. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 4.3 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. It weighs a claimed 1469 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet El Camino, 1987 MY 1GW80 information summary

What body style?
2 door light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie with 2/3 seats
How long?
5121 mm
How heavy?
1469 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

Chevrolet 1GW80 models

2 door light delivery vehicle/​ute/bakkie FR 4A 5001 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1515 kg
2 door light delivery vehicle/​ute/bakkie FR 3A 5001 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1515 kg
2 door light delivery vehicle/​ute/bakkie FR 4A 4300 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1469 kg
1987 Chevrolet El Camino data
bodywork
Body type2/3 seater light delivery vehicle/ute/bakkie
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 5121 mm 201.6 inches
Width 1775 mm 69.9 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance 137 mm 5.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1469 kg 3239 lb
Weight distribution 56.9 % front
fuel tank capacity
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 96.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
71.07 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
95.3 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.07 kg/kW
23.5 lb/bhp
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 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 14
Wheel size rear 6 x 14
Tyres front P205/75 R 14
Tyres rear P205/75 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.41
general
Carfolio.com ID412357
Production total
Model code
Model family 1GW80
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet El Camino added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.