1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Sedan

The Chevelle Sedan is a motor vehicle from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Powering the Chevrolet Chevelle Sedan is an overhead valve, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 130 bhp (132 PS/97 kW) at 4000 rpm and 312 N·m (230 lb·ft/31.8 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 3 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 1555 kg.

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Key facts

1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Sedan information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5118 mm
How heavy?
1555 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5012 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
132 PS / 130 bhp / 97 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
312 Nm / 230 ft.lb / 31.8 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Chevelle models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1703 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1713 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1713 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1703 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1646 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1646 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1877 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1920 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1920 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1877 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 101 PS 100 bhp 75 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1483 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1549 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6590 cm3 335 PS 330 bhp 246 kW 1652 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1493 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1566 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1558 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1541 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1566 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1815 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1795 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1819 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 2A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1799 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1808 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 5025 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1828 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1808 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1817 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW 1827 kg

Similar models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1769 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1721 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW 1334 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1692 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 145 PS 143 bhp 107 kW 1340 kg
1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 mm 116 inches
Track/tread (front) 1524 mm 60 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1521 mm 59.9 inches
Length 5118 mm 201.5 inches
Width 1915 mm 75.4 inches
Height 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1555 kg 3428 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5 litre
5012 cc
(305.851 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.3 × 82.55 mm
3.87 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
132 PS (130 bhp) (97 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
25.9 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
312 Nm (230 ft·lb) (31.8 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
62.25 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 782.3 kPa (113.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 626.5 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 84.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
62.34 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
83.6 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.04 kg/kW
26.79 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 ID44077
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 47.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Sedan added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.