Chevrolet Camaro SS 396, 1969 MY 12300-12400 12437

The Camaro SS 396 is a road car from Chevrolet, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The Chevrolet Camaro SS 396 is one of the 12300-12400 range of cars from Chevrolet. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 350 bhp (355 PS/261 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 563 N·m (415 lb·ft/57.4 kgm) at 3400 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 4 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro SS 396, 1969 MY 12300-12400 12437 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4724 mm
What size engine?
7 litre, 6999 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
355 PS / 350 bhp / 261 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
563 Nm / 415 ft.lb / 57.4 kgm @ 3400 rpm

Chevrolet 12300-12400 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 3769 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5357 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5025 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 4093 cm3 157 PS 155 bhp 116 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 2A 5733 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW

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1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2692 mm 106 inches
Track/tread (front) 1514 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 4724 mm 186 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1298 mm 51.1 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L34
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)
355 PS (350 bhp) (261 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(gross)
50 bhp/litre
0.82 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
563 Nm (415 ft·lb) (57.4 kgm)
at 3400 rpm
Specific torque
(gross)
80.44 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.25:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1010.8 kPa (146.6 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 5.200
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.LS.
Wheel size front 5 x 14
Wheel size rear 5 x 14
Tyres front F70 x 14-B
Tyres rear F70 x 14-B
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 279 mm
Rear brake diameter 241 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.31
general
Carfolio.com ID467236
Production total
Model code 12437
Model family 12300-12400
RAC rating 57.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 396 added 2016-04-03.
Last modified 2016-04-04.