Chevrolet Caprice, 1987 MY 1BL69

The Chevrolet Caprice is a rear wheel drive motor car, with the engine mounted in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. The Caprice is part of Chevrolet's 1BL69 family of cars. Its 5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder that has an output of 170 bhp (172 PS/127 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 339 N·m (250 lb·ft/34.6 kgm) at 2800 rpm. A 4 speed automatic transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Caprice, 1987 MY 1BL69 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5390 mm
What size engine?
5 litre, 5001 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
172 PS / 170 bhp / 127 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
339 Nm / 250 ft.lb / 34.6 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chevrolet Caprice models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4321 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5733 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4321 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5733 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 5733 cm3 264 PS 260 bhp 194 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1735 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5733 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW 1780 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4300 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1592 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4300 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1592 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 4300 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1725 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
Chevrolet Caprice Classic -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4093 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW

Similar models

2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1435 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4467 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1640 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4467 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1606 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 168 PS 166 bhp 124 kW 1370 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 2500 cm3 168 PS 166 bhp 124 kW 1450 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3621 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1243 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 5044 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1380 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4979 cm3 171 PS 169 bhp 126 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4979 cm3 171 PS 169 bhp 126 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4979 cm3 171 PS 169 bhp 126 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1995 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1285 kg
1987 Chevrolet Caprice data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1567 mm 61.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Length 5390 mm 212.2 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1433 mm 56.4 inches
Ground clearance 147 mm 5.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 92.8 litres 20.4 UK Gal 24.5 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)
172 PS (170 bhp) (127 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
34 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
339 Nm (250 ft·lb) (34.6 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
67.79 Nm/litre
0.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 851.8 kPa (123.5 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
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 3.160
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6 x 15
Wheel size rear 6 x 15
Tyres front P205/75 R 15
Tyres rear P205/75 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 2.73
general
Carfolio.com ID412852
Production total
Model code
Model family 1BL69
RAC rating 44.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Caprice added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.