Chevrolet Corvair Monza Club Coupé, 1963 MY

The Chevrolet Corvair Monza Club Coupé is a rear wheel drive motor car, with the powerplant located in the rear, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. Its 2.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder that has an output of 102 bhp (103 PS/76 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 182 N·m (134 lb·ft/18.6 kgm) at 2800 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels through a 3 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1134 kg.

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Chevrolet Corvair Monza Club Coupé, 1963 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4572 mm
How heavy?
1134 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2375 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
103 PS / 102 bhp / 76 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
182 Nm / 134 ft.lb / 18.6 kgm @ 2800 rpm

Chevrolet Corvair models

2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4M 2683 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1159 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 3M 2683 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1213 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon RR 3M 2296 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 1095 kg
sedan/​saloon RR 3M 2687 cm3 96 PS 95 bhp 71 kW 1111 kg
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Club Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2743 mm 108 inches
Track/tread (front) 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1384 mm 54.5 inches
Length 4572 mm 180 inches
Width 1702 mm 67 inches
Height 1308 mm 51.5 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1134 kg 2500 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 53.4 litres 11.7 UK Gal 14.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 2.4 litre
2375 cc
(144.931 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.3 × 66 mm
3.44 × 2.6 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.32
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
103 PS (102 bhp) (76 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
42.9 bhp/litre
0.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
182 Nm (134 ft·lb) (18.6 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
76.63 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 Ro carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 963 kPa (139.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 395.83 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 91.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
67.07 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
89.95 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.91 kg/kW
24.9 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 rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 4.500
Turning circle 11.70 m
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.27
general
Carfolio.com ID45848
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 28.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Club Coupé added before December 1995.
Last modified 2014-03-02.