Chevrolet Townsman, 1969 MY 15500-15600 15646

The Chevrolet Townsman is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon bodyshell. The Chevrolet Townsman belongs to the 15500-15600 range of cars from Chevrolet. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 7 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 390 bhp (395 PS/291 kW) at 5400 rpm and 624 N·m (460 lb·ft/63.6 kgm) at 3600 rpm respectively. The power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 3 speed manual gearbox.

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Chevrolet Townsman, 1969 MY 15500-15600 15646 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 7/85 seats
How long?
5504 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6999 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
395 PS / 390 bhp / 291 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
624 Nm / 460 ft.lb / 63.6 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Chevrolet 15500-15600 models

2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6478 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 6999 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5354 cm3 238 PS 235 bhp 175 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door sedan/​saloon FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7026 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 7022 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6998 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 6992 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3M 6992 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3A 6992 cm3 395 PS 390 bhp 291 kW
1969 Chevrolet Townsman data
bodywork
Body type7/85 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3023 mm 119 inches
Track/tread (front) 1613 mm 63.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Length 5504 mm 216.7 inches
Width 2027 mm 79.8 inches
Height 1445 mm 56.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L36
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 7 litre
6999 cc
(427.105 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 108 × 95.5 mm
4.25 × 3.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
395 PS (390 bhp) (291 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
55.7 bhp/litre
0.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
624 Nm (460 ft·lb) (63.6 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
89.16 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 7029201 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1120.4 kPa (162.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 874.88 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
Weight-to-power ratio
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 5.800
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.LS.
Wheel size front 6JK x 14
Wheel size rear 6JK x 14
Tyres front 8.55 x 14
Tyres rear 8.55 x 14
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter 241 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID466785
Production total
Model code 15646
Model family 15500-15600
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Chevrolet Townsman added 2016-04-03.
Last modified 2016-04-03.