Chevrolet Malibu Coupé, 1981 MY 1AT27

Chevrolet Malibu Coupé is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 4.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 115 bhp (117 PS/86 kW) at 4000 rpm and 271 N·m (200 lb·ft/27.6 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission.

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Chevrolet Malibu Coupé, 1981 MY 1AT27 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4895 mm
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4390 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
117 PS / 115 bhp / 86 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
271 Nm / 200 ft.lb / 27.6 kgm @ 2400 rpm

Chevrolet Malibu models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4390 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 3753 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW 1418 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3753 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 3753 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3A 3753 cm3 112 PS 110 bhp 82 kW

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1981 Chevrolet Malibu Coupé data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2745 mm 108.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1467 mm 57.8 inches
Length 4895 mm 192.7 inches
Width 1774 mm 69.8 inches
Height 1414 mm 55.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68.6 litres 15.1 UK Gal 18.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chevrolet
Engine code L39
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.4 litre
4390 cc
(267.894 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 88.4 mm
3.5 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(net)
117 PS (115 bhp) (86 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output
(net)
26.2 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(net)
271 Nm (200 ft·lb) (27.6 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(net)
61.73 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 1 Rochester 17081131 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 775.7 kPa (112.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 548.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 3.300
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P185/75 R 14
Tyres rear P185/75 R 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 2.29
general
Carfolio.com ID499224
Production total
Model code 1AT27
Model family
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Chevrolet Malibu Coupé added 2016-11-26.
Last modified 2016-11-26.