Chevrolet Caprice, 1987 MY 1BL69

The Chevrolet Caprice is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. It forms part of Chevrolet's 1BL69 series of cars. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.3 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The stated kerb weight is 1592 kg.

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Chevrolet Caprice, 1987 MY 1BL69 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5390 mm
How heavy?
1592 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4300 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 ft.lb / 31.1 kgm @ 2000 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 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
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

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3298 cm3 144 PS 142 bhp 106 kW 1231 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3298 cm3 144 PS 142 bhp 106 kW
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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 1592 kg 3510 lb
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 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 4200 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 89.16 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
65.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
87.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 15.25 kg/kW
25.47 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 3.160
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 2.56
general
Carfolio.com ID412896
Production total
Model code
Model family 1BL69
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Caprice added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.