1971 Chevrolet Camaro, 1972 MY

This automobile has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4.1 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) at 3800 rpm and 251 Nm (185 lbft/25.6 kgm) at 1600 rpm respectively. A 3 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the wheels. The stated kerb weight is 1457 kg. It is claimed to attain a top speed of 161 km/h which is 100 mph.

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1971 Chevrolet Camaro, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1457 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
How fast?
161 km/h, 100 mph

Chevrolet Camaro models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1545 kg
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 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1602 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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 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 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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1971 Chevrolet Camaro data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1557 mm 61.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 4775 mm 188 inches
Width 1890 mm 74.4 inches
Height 1247 mm 49.1 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1457 kg 3212 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) -1.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 161 km/h (100 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.55 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
56.3 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
75.5 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.76 kg/kW
29.67 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 6.300
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID44143
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Chevrolet Camaro added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.