Chevrolet Caprice

The Chevrolet Caprice is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.7 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 250 bhp (253 PS/186 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 468 N·m (345 lb·ft/47.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm. A 3 speed manual 'box transfers the power to the wheels. It weighs a stated 1830 kg at the kerb. Maximum quoted speed is 177 km/h (110 mph).

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Chevrolet Caprice information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5486 mm
How heavy?
1830 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
253 PS / 250 bhp / 186 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
468 Nm / 345 ft.lb / 47.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How fast?
177 km/h, 110 mph

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Chevrolet Caprice data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1613 mm 63.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1607 mm 63.3 inches
Length 5486 mm 216 inches
Width 2026 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1830 kg 4034 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 5.7 litre
5733 cc
(349.849 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 88.4 mm
4 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output 43.6 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 468 Nm (345 ft·lb) (47.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 81.63 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 1 Ro carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1025.8 kPa (148.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 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 138.51 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
101.87 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
136.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.82 kg/kW
16.4 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.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID45617
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Chevrolet Caprice added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.