Chevrolet Camaro Z28, 1972 MY

Chevrolet Camaro Z28 is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.7 litre, overhead valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 255 bhp (259 PS/190 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 380 N·m (280 lb·ft/38.8 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels through a 4 speed manual transmission. The Chevrolet Camaro Z28 weighs a claimed 1557 kg at the kerb. Maximum claimed speed is 191 km/h, which equates to 119 mph.

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Chevrolet Camaro Z28, 1972 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1557 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
259 PS / 255 bhp / 190 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
380 Nm / 280 ft.lb / 38.8 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How fast?
191 km/h, 119 mph

Chevrolet Camaro models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1602 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1605 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1545 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 1615 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1555 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5001 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1612 kg
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 177 PS 175 bhp 130 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4094 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1602 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4094 cm3 106 PS 105 bhp 78 kW 1612 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1690 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1701 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 4329 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW
Chevrolet Camaro -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW

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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2A 5046 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5572 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1554 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5572 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW 1445 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5896 cm3 248 PS 245 bhp 183 kW
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1972 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1557 mm 61.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1524 mm 60 inches
Length 4775 mm 188 inches
Width 1890 mm 74.4 inches
Height 1247 mm 49.1 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1557 kg 3433 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
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
(DIN)
259 PS (255 bhp) (190 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
44.5 bhp/litre
0.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
380 Nm (280 ft·lb) (38.8 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
66.28 Nm/litre
0.8 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 1 Ho carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 832.9 kPa (120.8 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 191 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 166.05 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
122.13 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
163.78 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.19 kg/kW
13.68 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 6.300
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID45639
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1972 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.