Chevrolet Vega 2300 Hatchback Coupé Automatic, 1971 MY 14100 14177

The Vega 2300 Hatchback Coupé is a motor vehicle from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 3 door coupé body style. It forms part of Chevrolet's 14100 model range. Its 2.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that produces 90 bhp (91 PS/67 kW) of power at 4600-4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 185 N·m (136 lb·ft/18.9 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 2 speed automatic transmission.

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Chevrolet Vega 2300 Hatchback Coupé Automatic, 1971 MY 14100 14177 information summary

What body style?
3 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4310 mm
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2287 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
91 PS / 90 bhp / 67 kW @ 4600-4800 rpm
How much torque?
185 Nm / 136 ft.lb / 18.9 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Vega models

sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2294 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 1004 kg
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2294 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1004 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 2294 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1065 kg
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 2294 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 1065 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door van FR 3M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door van FR 4M 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
3 door van FR 3M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door van FR 4M 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door van FR 2A 2287 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door van FR 2A 2287 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 1598 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 965 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1599 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 711 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3277 cm3 92 PS 91 bhp 68 kW 1209 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 2781 cm3 83 PS 82 bhp 61 kW 1209 kg
1971 Chevrolet Vega 2300 Hatchback Coupé Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2464 mm 97 inches
Track/tread (front) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1374 mm 54.1 inches
Length 4310 mm 169.7 inches
Width 1661 mm 65.4 inches
Height 1270 mm 50 inches
Ground clearance 122 mm 4.8 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 41.7 litres 9.2 UK Gal 11 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2287 cc
(139.561 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 92.1 mm
3.5 × 3.63 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
91 PS (90 bhp) (67 kW)
at 4600-4800 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
39.4 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
185 Nm (136 ft·lb) (18.9 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.89 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminum alloy block; cast iron head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7041024 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1016.5 kPa (147.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 571.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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 4.400
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 5 x 13
Wheel size rear 5 x 13
Tyres front A78 x 13B
Tyres rear A78 x 13B
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter 245 mm
Rear brake diameter 229 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 2 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.92
general
Carfolio.com ID425876
Production total
Model code 14177
Model family 14100
RAC rating 19.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Chevrolet Vega 2300 Hatchback Coupé Automatic added 2015-05-17.
Last modified 2015-05-18.