Chevrolet Nova, 1970 MY

The Chevrolet Nova is a saloon (sedan) with a front mounted engine which transmits the power to the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm. The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual transmission. Stated weight at the kerb is 1438 kg. The Chevrolet Nova is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 177 km/h (110 mph).

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Key facts

Chevrolet Nova, 1970 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4813 mm
How heavy?
1438 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 5025 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
407 Nm / 300 ft.lb / 41.5 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

Chevrolet Nova models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1540 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1549 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1542 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1489 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1501 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1552 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1595 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1583 kg
3 door hatchback FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1585 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1592 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1532 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1544 kg
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
3 door hatchback FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
3 door hatchback FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW 1522 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1570 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1510 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1561 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1563 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1573 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4085 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1484 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5013 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1475 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1477 kg

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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4492 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4728 cm3 198 PS 195 bhp 145 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4942 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
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1970 Chevrolet Nova data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2819 mm 111 inches
Track/tread (front) 1499 mm 59 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4813 mm 189.5 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1334 mm 52.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1438 kg 3170 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 5 litre
5025 cc
(306.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.43 × 82.5 mm
3.88 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 39.8 bhp/litre
0.65 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque 81 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1017.8 kPa (147.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 628.13 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 177 km/h (110 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 141.02 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
103.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
139.08 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.64 kg/kW
16.11 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 I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/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 ID45166
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Nova added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.