1972 Chevrolet Nomad

The Chevrolet Nomad is a 5 door estate/station wagon style car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 4.1 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) at 3800 rpm and 251 N·m (185 lb·ft/25.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. The stated weight at the kerb is 1677 kg.

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1972 Chevrolet Nomad information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 6 seats
How long?
5253 mm
How heavy?
1677 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4097 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 3800 rpm
How much torque?
251 Nm / 185 ft.lb / 25.6 kgm @ 1600 rpm

Chevrolet Nomad models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5012 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1735 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1687 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1734 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1750 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1844 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1759 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1742 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1758 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1751 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1730 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1754 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1683 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1768 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1763 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1863 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1699 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1746 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 4228 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1610 kg
estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1757 kg
estate/​station wagon FR 3M 4097 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1783 kg
1972 Chevrolet Nomad data
bodywork
Body type6 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1629 mm 64.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1504 mm 59.2 inches
Length 5253 mm 206.8 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Ground clearance 157 mm 6.2 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1677 kg 3697 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.1 litre
4097 cc
(250.014 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.2 × 89.6 mm
3.87 × 3.53 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 3800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
26.8 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
251 Nm (185 ft·lb) (25.6 kgm)
at 1600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.26 Nm/litre
0.74 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 769.9 kPa (111.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 682.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
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 66.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
48.91 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
65.59 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.44 kg/kW
34.15 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 5.500
Turning circle 13.90 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension RAx.RA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID43802
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chevrolet Nomad added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.