Holden Commodore Station Wagon V8 Executive Automatic, 1997 MY VT

The Holden Commodore Station Wagon V8 Executive is a rear wheel drive automobile, with the motor placed in the front, and a 5 door estate/station wagon bodyshell. It is part of Holden's VT series of cars. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 5 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 240 bhp (243 PS/179 kW) of power at 4800 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 3600 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic transmission.

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Holden Commodore Station Wagon V8 Executive Automatic, 1997 MY VT information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5042 mm
What size engine?
5 litre, 4987 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
243 PS / 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 4800 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 3600 rpm

Holden Commodore models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 6M 5665 cm3 333 PS 328 bhp 245 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 5665 cm3 333 PS 328 bhp 245 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 5665 cm3 305 PS 301 bhp 224 kW 1700 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 3791 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 3791 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 3791 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1551 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 3791 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1551 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 4987 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 4987 cm3 265 PS 261 bhp 195 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 4987 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 4987 cm3 265 PS 261 bhp 195 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 4987 cm3 265 PS 261 bhp 195 kW

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5A 3697 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 278.0 CO2 1640 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5A 3697 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 298.0 CO2 1720 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 6M 2226 cm3 230 PS 227 bhp 169 kW 292.0 CO2 1540 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2226 cm3 230 PS 227 bhp 169 kW 292.0 CO2 1540 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 2226 cm3 230 PS 227 bhp 169 kW 307.0 CO2 1595 kg
Volvo 850 R -
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2319 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1545 kg
Volvo V70R -
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5A 2435 cm3 265 PS 261 bhp 195 kW 280.0 CO2 1733 kg
1997 Holden Commodore Station Wagon V8 Executive Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2938 mm 115.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1569 mm 61.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1587 mm 62.5 inches
Length 5042 mm 198.5 inches
Width 1847 mm 72.7 inches
Height 1545 mm 60.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4987 cc
(304.325 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 76.8 mm
4 × 3.02 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.32
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
243 PS (240 bhp) (179 kW)
at 4800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
48.1 bhp/litre
0.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
80.21 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1007.9 kPa (146.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 623.38 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6.00 x 15
Wheel size rear 6.00 x 15
Tyres front P205/65 R 15 95H
Tyres rear P205/65 R 15 95H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID513667
Production total
Model code
Model family VT
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Holden Commodore Station Wagon V8 Executive Automatic added 2017-04-01.
Last modified 2017-04-01.