Key facts

1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4775 mm
How heavy?
1525 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
226 PS / 223 bhp / 166 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
431 Nm / 318 / 44 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.30 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph


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1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z technical specifications


The Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z is a coupé style motor vehicle with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The 5.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 8 cylinder unit that has an output of 223 bhp (226 PS/166 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 431 N·m (318 lb·ft/44 kgm) at 3200 rpm.
A 5 speed manual 'box transfers the power to the driven wheels.
Quoted kerb weight is 1525 kg.
It is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 209 km/h (130 mph).
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z data
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2565 101
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4775 188
Width 1849 72.8
Height 1270 50
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight 1525 kg 3362 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 226 PS (223 bhp) (166 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 38.9 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 431 Nm (318 ft·lb) (44 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque 75.18 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 944.7 kPa (137 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 716.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.30 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 148.26 PS/g
109.04 kW/g
146.23 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.17 kg/kW
15.32 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID4818
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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