Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34, 1998 MY US

The Monte Carlo Z34 is a car from Chevrolet, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.8 litre, overhead valve 90 degree V 6 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 305 N·m (225 lb·ft/31.1 kgm) at 4000 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic 'box. The Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 weighs a claimed 1566 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34, 1998 MY US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
5098 mm
How heavy?
1566 kg
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
305 Nm / 225 ft.lb / 31.1 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How economical?
19/30/23 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined

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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2731 mm 107.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1499 mm 59 inches
Length 5098 mm 200.7 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1367 mm 53.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1566 kg 3452 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62.8 litres 13.8 UK Gal 16.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L36
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
52.8 bhp/litre
0.86 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
305 Nm (225 ft·lb) (31.1 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
80.45 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel system SFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1011 kPa (146.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 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 129.49 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
95.24 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
127.71 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.5 kg/kW
17.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19/30/23 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km12.4/7.8/10.2 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre8.1/12.8/9.8 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG22.8/36.0/27.6 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG19.0/30.0/23.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.260
Turning circle 11.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MS.CD.ARB.TA.
Wheel size front 6½ x 16
Wheel size rear 6½ x 16
Tyres front P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear 225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 267 mm
Rear brake diameter 277 mm
Braked area 2200 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 3.29
general
Carfolio.com ID81796
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 added 2001-07-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.