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Chevrolet Chevelle, 1970 MY 13469 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5110 mm
How heavy?
1541 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

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1970 Chevrolet Chevelle technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) at 4600 rpm and 407 N·m (300 lb·ft/41.5 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed manual gearbox.
The claimed weight at the kerb is 1541 kg.
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle data
Chevrolet Chevelle, 1970 MY 13469 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2946 116
Track/tread (front) 1524 60
Track/tread (rear) 1521 59.9
Length 5110 201.2
Width 1915 75.4
Height 1351 53.2
Ground clearance 119 4.7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1541 kg 3397 lb
Weight distribution 54.60 % front
fuel tank capacity 75.8 litres 16.7 UK Gal 20 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
5025 cc
(306.644 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 98.43 × 82.55 mm
3.88 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
39.8 bhp/litre
0.65 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
407 Nm (300 ft·lb) (41.5 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
81 Nm/litre
0.98 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7040101 carburettor
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 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 131.59 PS/g
96.78 kW/g
129.79 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.33 kg/kW
17.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension LA.LS.
Wheel size front 6JJ x 14
Wheel size rear 6JJ x 14
Tyres front F78 x 14
Tyres rear F78 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1.00
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID45595
Production total
Model code 13469
Model family
RAC rating 48.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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