Chevrolet Impala 8, 1963 MY

The Chevrolet Impala 8 is a saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power to the rear wheels. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 5.4 litres. In this application it provides power and torque figures of 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) at 4400 rpm and 475 Nm (350 lbft/48.4 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels compliments of a 3 speed manual transmission. The Chevrolet Impala 8 weighs a claimed 1837 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Impala 8, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5347 mm
How heavy?
1837 kg
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5360 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
475 Nm / 350 ft.lb / 48.4 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chevrolet Impala models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4073 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW 1755 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6490 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1969 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 6999 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW 1740 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3A 6999 cm3 390 PS 385 bhp 287 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3770 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1746 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4640 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1741 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1742 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
Porsche 911 GT3 RS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3855 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 1706 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4636 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5697 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4636 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 3855 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4636 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5697 cm3 324 PS 320 bhp 239 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5697 cm3 284 PS 280 bhp 209 kW

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4925 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW 1890 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5902 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6292 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5130 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1480 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5766 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5210 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6362 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 6362 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 5354 cm3 274 PS 270 bhp 201 kW
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2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1421 kg
1963 Chevrolet Impala 8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1530 mm 60.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1505 mm 59.3 inches
Length 5347 mm 210.5 inches
Width 2019 mm 79.5 inches
Height 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1837 kg 4050 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 76.1 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 5.4 litre
5360 cc
(327.087 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 82.6 mm
4 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
46.6 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
475 Nm (350 ft·lb) (48.4 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
88.62 Nm/litre
1.07 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ca carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1113.6 kPa (161.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 670 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 137.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
101.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
136.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.85 kg/kW
16.46 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 5.750
Turning circle 12.40 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 2116 cm2
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.36
general
Carfolio.com ID45232
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Chevrolet Impala 8 added 1997-04-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.