Chevrolet Impala SS, 1996 MY 1BL19 WX3

The Impala SS is a car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The Chevrolet Impala SS belongs to the 1BL19 range of cars from Chevrolet. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 5.7 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 260 bhp (264 PS/194 kW) at 4800 rpm and 447 Nm (330 lbft/45.6 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic gearbox. The Chevrolet Impala SS weighs a quoted 1896 kg at the kerb.

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Chevrolet Impala SS, 1996 MY 1BL19 WX3 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5438 mm
How heavy?
1896 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
264 PS / 260 bhp / 194 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
447 Nm / 330 ft.lb / 45.6 kgm @ 3200 rpm

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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2944 mm 115.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1582 mm 62.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1593 mm 62.7 inches
Length 5438 mm 214.1 inches
Width 1969 mm 77.5 inches
Height 1389 mm 54.7 inches
Ground clearance 178 mm 7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.85
Kerb weight 1896 kg 4180 lb
Weight distribution 55.5 % front
fuel tank capacity 87.1 litres 19.2 UK Gal 23 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code LT1
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 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
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
264 PS (260 bhp) (194 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
45.4 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
447 Nm (330 ft·lb) (45.6 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
77.97 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 979.8 kPa (142.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 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 139.04 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
102.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
137.13 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.78 kg/kW
16.33 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 3.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 17
Wheel size rear 8½J x 17
Tyres front P255/50 ZR 17
Tyres rear P255/50 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 295 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID412995
Production total
Model code WX3
Model family 1BL19
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Chevrolet Impala SS added 2015-04-03.
Last modified 2015-04-03.