Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible

Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible is an automobile that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels. Its 6 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2.8 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 132 bhp (134 PS/98 kW) at 4800 rpm and 210 Nm (155 lbft/21.4 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. Power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Quoted kerb weight is 1191 kg. The Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 177 km/h (110 mph).

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Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2+2 seats
How long?
4379 mm
How heavy?
1191 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2838 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
134 PS / 132 bhp / 98 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
210 Nm / 155 ft.lb / 21.4 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

Chevrolet Cavalier models

sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2189 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1179 kg
sedan/​saloon FF 3A 2838 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
convertible/​cabriolet FF 3A 2189 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 1991 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1991 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW

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Jaguar SS 100 -
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Mercedes-Benz SLK 200 -
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Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2570 mm 101.2 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4379 mm 172.4 inches
Width 1684 mm 66.3 inches
Height 1321 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1191 kg 2626 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 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2838 cc
(173.185 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 76.2 mm
3.5 × 3 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 134 PS (132 bhp) (98 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 46.5 bhp/litre
0.76 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 210 Nm (155 ft·lb) (21.4 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 74 Nm/litre
0.89 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 929.9 kPa (134.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 473 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 112.37 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
82.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
110.83 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.1 kg/kW
20.21 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 transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID4543
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 29.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.