Chevrolet Camaro Z28, 1987 MY 1FP87

The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power through the rear wheels. It forms part of Chevrolet's 1FP87 series of cars. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 5 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 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 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro Z28, 1987 MY 1FP87 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4877 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 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

Similar models

Pininfarina Hit -
2 door fixed-head coupé FA 5M 1995 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1475 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5001 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 5013 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1458 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4093 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1200 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2316 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2565 mm 101 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1547 mm 60.9 inches
Length 4877 mm 192 inches
Width 1849 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1278 mm 50.3 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.9
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 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 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 2.470
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 3.23
general
Carfolio.com ID412962
Production total
Model code
Model family 1FP87
RAC rating 44.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.