Chevrolet Camaro RS, 1987 MY 1FP87 US.CA

The Camaro RS is a motor car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. It is part of Chevrolet's 1FP87 model series. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 2.8 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) at 4900 rpm and 217 N·m (160 lb·ft/22.1 kgm) at 3900 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro RS, 1987 MY 1FP87 US.CA information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4775 mm
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2830 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 4900 rpm
How much torque?
217 Nm / 160 ft.lb / 22.1 kgm @ 3900 rpm

Chevrolet Camaro models

Chevrolet Camaro  -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1557 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 314 PS 310 bhp 231 kW 1622 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1547 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1557 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1612 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1622 kg
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1588 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Convertible -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1511 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1573 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 3791 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1560 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW 1621 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4A 5666 cm3 309 PS 305 bhp 227 kW
Chevrolet Camaro SS -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW 1524 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5666 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2299 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 2490 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2838 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1405 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 2837 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1456 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FA 4A 1781 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1140 kg
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1987 Chevrolet Camaro RS data
Applicable to the Californian, USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2565 mm 101 inches
Track/tread (front) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1565 mm 61.6 inches
Length 4775 mm 188 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1270 mm 50 inches
Ground clearance 122 mm 4.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.7 litres 12.9 UK Gal 15.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LB8
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 2.8 litre
2830 cc
(172.697 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 76 mm
3.5 × 2.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 4900 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
47.7 bhp/litre
0.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
217 Nm (160 ft·lb) (22.1 kgm)
at 3900 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
76.68 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.9:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 963.6 kPa (139.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 471.67 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
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 2.720
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 267 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID412841
Production total
Model code
Model family 1FP87
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Camaro RS added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.