Key facts

Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z, 1987 MY 1FP87 Z28/B4Z information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4877 mm
How heavy?
1525 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5733 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
228 PS / 225 bhp / 168 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
448 Nm / 330 / 45.7 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.3 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 2 door coupé style motor vehicle with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z belongs to the 1FP87 range of cars from Chevrolet.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 5.7 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 225 bhp (228 PS/168 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 448 N·m (330 lb·ft/45.7 kgm) at 2800 rpm.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox.
Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1525 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 209 km/h (130 mph).
1987 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z data
Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z, 1987 MY 1FP87 Z28/B4Z data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2565 101
Track/tread (front) 1544 60.8
Track/tread (rear) 1547 60.9
Length 4877 192
Width 1849 72.8
Height 1278 50.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.9
Kerb weight 1525 kg 3362 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58.7 litres 12.9 UK Gal 15.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code B2L
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
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 228 PS (225 bhp) (168 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 39.2 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 448 Nm (330 ft·lb) (45.7 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque 78.14 Nm/litre
0.94 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 982 kPa (142.4 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 6.3 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 149.59 PS/g
110.02 kW/g
147.54 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.09 kg/kW
15.18 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
Steering recirculating ball PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8 x 16
Wheel size rear 8 x 16
Tyres front P245/50 VR 16
Tyres rear P245/50 VR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.27
general ID4818
Production total
Model code Z28/B4Z
Model family 1FP87
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 2015-04-03.

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