1966 Chevrolet Camaro 396 Convertible L-78, 1967 MY

The Camaro 396 Convertible L-78 is an automobile from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The 6.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 375 bhp (380 PS/280 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 563 N·m (415 lb·ft/57.4 kgm) at 3600 rpm. It weighs a stated 1600 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

1966 Chevrolet Camaro 396 Convertible L-78, 1967 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4691 mm
How heavy?
1600 kg
What size engine?
6.5 litre, 6478 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
380 PS / 375 bhp / 280 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
563 Nm / 415 ft.lb / 57.4 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet Camaro models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1602 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1605 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1545 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1615 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1555 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1612 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1602 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1612 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1690 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1701 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW

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1966 Chevrolet Camaro 396 Convertible L-78 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1496 mm 58.9 inches
Length 4691 mm 184.7 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1306 mm 51.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1600 kg 3527 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 6.5 litre
6478 cc
(395.312 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.9 × 95.5 mm
4.09 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
380 PS (375 bhp) (280 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
57.9 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
563 Nm (415 ft·lb) (57.4 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
86.91 Nm/litre
1.05 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1092.1 kPa (158.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 809.75 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 237.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
174.77 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
234.38 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.72 kg/kW
9.56 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID43923
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 53.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Chevrolet Camaro 396 Convertible L-78 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.